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ForEverglades Miami makes its debut

Friday, November 16, 2012

The Everglades Foundation’s ForEverglades Benefit made its debut in Miami last night, complete with special guests, a musical performance and a proclamation for Everglades Foundation Day On November 15, 2012 we held our first-ever Miami version of our annual ForEverglades Benefit. It was a packed house at the Alhambra Room of the historic Biltmore Hotel … Read More

Foundation Scientist Returns to Alma Mater for Howard Hughes Seminar

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Everglades Foundation wetland ecologist, Dr. Stephen Davis, recently returned to his scientific roots at Georgetown College, where he received his B.S. degree in Biology and Environmental Science. He was invited by his alma mater to present a distinguished seminar to the Science Program at the small Liberal Arts college in central Kentucky as part of … Read More

Everglades Tour Season Kicks off

Friday, October 26, 2012

By Vivian Miller, Director of Everglades Education & Outreach   Every year, the Everglades Foundation works to educate policy makers and opinion leaders about the importance of restoring the Everglades ecosystem, the source of water for one out of three Floridians. To some people, it may seem like Florida has one season: sunny. Florida’s lush … Read More

Students working on Everglades topics awarded EF 2012 scholarships

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Our science department is proud to announce the award of two scholarships: one at a $15,000 level to a PhD student, Danielle Watts (University of Florida), and one at a $5,000 level to a Master student, Jessica Lee (Florida International University). The scholarships are awarded annually to students working on research projects related to Everglades … Read More

Everglades Scientists Gather in the Colorado Rockies

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

From September 9th to 14th, I was among a contingency of Everglades scientists that attended the Long-Term Ecological Research program’s All-Scientists Meeting (LTER ASM) in Estes Park, Colorado — home to the vast and scenic Rocky Mountain National Park. The LTER ASM is a triennial gathering of ecologists, social scientists, science educators, and science communicators … Read More

Welcome from our CEO, Eric Eikenberg

Friday, August 24, 2012

I am honored to join the Everglades Foundation as its new chief executive officer. The mission is simple: Save the Everglades. It is the source of water for more than 7 million Floridians and a driver of our economy. What we do now will determine whether our generation leaves future generations with a vibrant, healthy … Read More

A Scientist’s Passion for Water

Monday, August 20, 2012

Melodie Naja calls herself a “scientist without borders.” After all, the world’s water flows freely, and Dr. Naja’s professional passion is water. Clean, abundant and cheap water. Everywhere, for everyone. “What drives me is finding a solution to water pollution,” she says. “A sustainable solution.” At the Everglades Foundation, where she’s been a water quality … Read More

Donor Story: Room 124

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

At 82, Alexander Doska has a lifetime of memories. Growing up in Czechoslovakia. Surviving the war. Coming to America in 1949. Marrying  Rose in 1969. And Everglades National Park. “I know every trail and rock in that park,” he says. “Every winter for 10 years, my wife and I rented a room at the Flamingo … Read More