Press Releases

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

Everglades Foundation Praises SFWMD Action

Thursday, October 12, 2017

The Everglades Foundation today released the following statement, attributable to CEO Eric Eikenberg, regarding the South Florida Water Management District’s announcement to expand capacity of S333 spillway and remove the Old Tamiami Trail. “We are delighted that these important components of the Central Everglades Plan will be fast tracked to reduce dangerous high-water levels and increase water … Read More

Everglades Foundation Partners with Pine Jog Environmental Education Center to Honor 10 Everglades Champion Schools

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Since the Everglades Foundation launched the Everglades Literacy Program in 2014, over 2,000 teachers from sixteen Florida counties have been trained to use the free online K-12 teacher toolkit. Our goal is to now build upon that success.  The Everglades Champion Schools Recognition Pilot Program is designed to showcase, recognize and model exceptional accomplishments of … Read More