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The Everglades Foundation Adds Shannon Estenoz, Rebecca Rose

Monday, April 16, 2018

The Everglades Foundation has added new Chief Operating Officer/Vice President for Policy & Programs Shannon Estenoz and new Communications Director Rebeca Rose, the Foundation’s CEO, Eric Eikenberg, announced today. “We could not have found a more qualified person to lead the Foundation’s operations, policy and programs than Shannon Estenoz,” said Eikenberg, who noted that Estenoz … Read More

Statement from Everglades Foundation CEO on DEP Order on EAA Reservoir Project

Monday, March 5, 2018

The Everglades Foundation CEO Eric Eikenberg today issued the following statement in response to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s approval of the Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA) reservoir project. “After decades of persistent droughts in the Everglades, sea grass die-offs in Florida Bay, and algae-causing pollution of the Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie rivers, we are … Read More

The Everglades Foundation and Dream in Green invite South Florida High School Students to participate in the Phosphorus Challenge

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Miami, FL – February 1, 2018 – The Everglades Foundation and Dream in Green announce its first ever partnership to bring high school students across the region the opportunity to win a cash prize through their participation in the Phosphorus Challenge, a competition to bring public awareness to the challenges plaguing Florida’s iconic Everglades and … Read More

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