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Everglades Literacy Takes Center Stage at #ForEverglades Miami

Monday, November 23, 2015

Thank you to all of those who attended our ForEverglades Miami gala and helped make it a huge success! Last Friday, more than 200 Everglades Foundation supporters packed the 1 Hotel where they dined on a special menu of sustainably-sourced food from Beachcraft restaurant owner and Top Chef celebrity judge Tom Colicchio and enjoyed a mesmerizing performance by Cirque … Read More

Forging new frontiers in restoration science

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

In the spring, the Everglades Foundation’s Science Team attended the Greater Everglades Ecosystem Restoration (GEER) Science Meeting in Coral Springs. GEER is the major Everglades science meeting held biannually bringing scientists and engineers together to share the latest developments in Everglades science and facilitate scientific understanding among the broader decision-making community. The Foundation’s science team was … Read More

6 Facts You Should Know About the Everglades

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Beginning just south of Orlando stretching all the way to Florida Bay and the Keys, the Everglades is an interrelated series of wetlands 50 miles wide and 120 miles long. The Everglades ecosystem is one of the most unique in the world and serves as a subtropical refuge for thousands of plant and animal species. Learn more about … Read More

Statement from Everglades Foundation CEO Eric Eikenberg Regarding Today’s Meeting of the South Florida Water Management District

Thursday, May 14, 2015

For Immediate Release Thursday, May 14, 2015 Palmetto Bay, Fla. – The Everglades Foundation today released the following statement, attributable to CEO Eric Eikenberg, regarding today’s meeting of the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD). “Today’s action taken by SFWMD is certainly disappointing to those who have supported executing the U.S. Sugar land buy to … Read More

Statement by Everglades Foundation CEO on Tamiami Trail Project

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Palmetto Bay, Fla. — Yesterday, Gov. Scott announced that the Florida Department of Environmental Protection issued a permit to begin construction on a 2.6 mile bridge along the Tamiami Trail. Everglades Foundation CEO Eric Eikenberg released the following statement today: “Yesterday’s announcement green-lighting the construction of 2.6 miles of bridging along the Tamiami Trail shows leadership … Read More