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The Everglades Foundation Applauds Senate Appropriations Committee Approval of EAA Reservoir

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

The Everglades Foundation CEO Eric Eikenberg today issued the following statement hailing this afternoon’s approval by the Florida Senate Appropriations Committee of revised Senate Bill 10, sponsored by Senator Rob Bradley (R-Fleming Island), which sets forth a science-based process to identifying land needed for the Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA) Reservoir. “Revisions to Senate Bill 10 … Read More

Reservoir Bill Refinements will Move Water South Faster

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

The Everglades Foundation CEO Eric Eikenberg today issued the following statement in response to amendments to Senate Bill 10, sponsored by State Senator Rob Bradley (R-Fleming Island), prior to tomorrow’s Senate Appropriations Committee meeting. “President Negron’s amendment moves us closer than ever before to our goals of greater water storage south of Lake Okeechobee, massive … Read More

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Announced as Presenting Sponsor of The Everglades Foundation’s George Barley Water Prize

Thursday, March 23, 2017

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., March 22, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Everglades Foundation today announced The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation as the presenting sponsor of The George Barley Water Prize, the world’s largest water prize offering $10 million to the person or team that develops the most cost-effective technology to remove phosphorus from freshwater bodies. Together … Read More

The Everglades Foundation Reveals Economic Impact of Florida Bay

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Palmetto Bay, Fla. – Florida Bay has long been a favorite scenic spot for water sports, fishing and recreation, as well as being vital to the ecology of South Florida. Now, thanks to the efforts of G. Andrew Stainback, ecological economist at The Everglades Foundation, the value of Florida Bay to South Florida’s economy has … Read More

The Everglades Foundation Salutes Passage of Senate Bill 10 from Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on the Environment & Natural Resources

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

The Everglades Foundation (The Foundation) today supported the passage of Senate Bill 10, sponsored by Senator Rob Bradley (R-Fleming Island), relating to water resources, from the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on the Environment and Natural Resources. With the addition of the strike-all amendment, by Senator Bradley, SB 10 includes a statewide approach to water resources, not … Read More