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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

The Everglades Foundation Lauds “Wonders Of Wildlife” Opening

Friday, September 22, 2017

The Everglades Foundation was honored to be a part of the grand opening of Johnny Morris’ “Wonders of Wildlife National Museum and Aquarium” at the Bass Pro Shops headquarters in Springfield, Missouri, last Wednesday night. Morris’ goal has always been to make it possible for millions of people to experience the wonders of the outdoors. … Read More

The Everglades Foundation Statement Regarding Appointment of Ernie Marks as SFWMD Executive Director

Monday, July 31, 2017

The Everglades Foundation (The Foundation) today released the following statement, attributable to its CEO Eric Eikenberg, regarding the appointment of Ernie Marks as the executive director of the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD). “We congratulate Ernie Marks on his new role as executive director of the SFWMD. Mr. Marks brings two decades of experience, … Read More

The Everglades Foundation Hails Progress on Everglades Agricultural Area Reservoir

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

The Everglades Foundation today released the following statement, attributable to its CEO Eric Eikenberg, hailing the progress on the Everglades Agricultural Area Reservoir. “The U.S Army Corps of Engineers’ interim response to the South Florida Water Management District yesterday is a clear commitment to working with the State of Florida to collaborate and implement Senate … Read More

The Everglades Foundation Statement Regarding Appointment of Noah Valenstein as Secretary of Florida DEP

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

The Everglades Foundation today released the following statement, attributable to its CEO Eric Eikenberg, regarding the appointment of Noah Valenstein as the new secretary of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. “The Everglades Foundation congratulates Noah Valenstein on his appointment as the new secretary of the Department of Environmental Protection. “Secretary Valenstein’s commitment to Florida’s … Read More

The Everglades Foundation Lauds Signing of SB 10 by Governor Rick Scott

Friday, May 12, 2017

The Everglades Foundation CEO Eric Eikenberg today issued the following statement lauding the signing of Senate Bill 10, sponsored by Senator Rob Bradley (R-Fleming Island), into law by Florida Governor Rick Scott. “The Everglades Foundation applauds Governor Rick Scott for signing this positive and science-based step toward the restoration of America’s Everglades into law. “The … Read More

The Everglades Foundation Hails Final Bipartisan Passage of SB 10

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

The Everglades Foundation CEO Eric Eikenberg today issued the following statement hailing the final bipartisan passage of Senate Bill 10, sponsored by Senator Rob Bradley (R-Fleming Island). SB 10 will now go to Florida Governor Rick Scott for his consideration. “Today is a momentous event. The many voices that came to the table this session … Read More

Hawks Cay Resort Partners With The Everglades Foundation

Monday, April 24, 2017

DUCK KEY, Fla. – Hawks Cay Resort, a resort destination in the Florida Keys, announced that it is partnering with The Everglades Foundation to raise awareness of its initiative to restore and protect the greater Everglades ecosystem. “Our guests come visit to experience the natural Florida Keys environment, and with the Everglades in our backyard, … Read More