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Happy 70th Birthday, Everglades National Park!

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Seventy years ago today, in Everglades City, Florida, President Harry Truman mounted a podium for a nationally-broadcast radio address to formally dedicate the new “Everglades National Park.” Standing behind him were Secretary of the Interior Julius A. Krug; Florida Governor Millard Caldwell; and both of Florida’s Senators, Spessard L. Holland and Claude Pepper. One month … Read More

Buffett at The Beach! Jimmy Buffett to Headline the 2018 ForEverglades Annual Palm Beach Benefit

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

The Everglades Foundation is proud to announce that Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band will headline its ForEverglades Annual Benefit on Saturday, February 17, 2018, at The Breakers in Palm Beach. This year’s event will celebrate the Foundation’s 25th Anniversary.  It is especially appropriate that Buffett will headline this year’s celebration, having been one … Read More

The Everglades Foundation Recognizes Lake Park Elementary as Everglades Champion School

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Naples, Fla. – The Everglades Foundation will visit Lake Park Elementary School TOMORROW, Thursday, November 16, 2017, at 10 a.m. EST, to recognize it among 10 Everglades Champion Schools. Lake Park Elementary was the first school to implement the foundation’s Everglades literacy program. This program was launched in 2014 as a voluntary curriculum sponsored by … Read More

Peer-reviewed Journal Publishes The Everglades Foundation’s Research Highlighting Restoration Program’s Effectiveness

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Washington DC, October 31, 2017 – Just past the midway point in the long-term Everglades restoration program, The Everglades Foundation has published a new paper in the journal Restoration Ecology to help make years of Everglades research results more accessible to the public. The article, “The Synthesis of Everglades Restoration and Ecosystem Services (SERES): a … Read More

Top 10 Contenders Named in $10 Million George Barley Water Prize

Thursday, October 26, 2017

CHICAGO, IL (October 26) – The top 10 contenders in the George Barley Water Prize, a $10 million worldwide competition to find a solution to the algae crisis, were named today during a ceremony at Chicago’s Field Museum. The top 10 teams, from the United States, Canada and The Netherlands, emerged from an initial field … Read More