Got Trout? Spotted seatrout vanishing from Florida Bay

Got Trout? Spotted seatrout vanishing from Florida Bay

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

One of the most sought-after sport fish throughout Florida, the spotted seatrout (Cynoscion nebulosus) is the second most commonly caught fish in Florida Bay, comprising a significant portion of the coastal Everglades recreational fishing industry worth $880 million annually. Yet, over the last few months, reports from fishing guides and a study by the National … Read More

Crocodiles as an indicator of Everglades Restoration Success

Monday, August 18, 2014

On May 27, our Wetland Ecologist Dr. Stephen Davis presented a paper at the 23rd Working Meeting of the Crocodile Specialist Group (CSG) in Lake Charles, LA. The annual CSG meeting is in association with the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and sponsored by several zoos and key crocodilian conservation organizations such … Read More

Statement from CEO Eric Eikenberg: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers delays approval of Central Everglades Planning Project

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

For Immediate Release:  In a staggering failure of duty and responsibility, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today made the incomprehensible decision to postpone its approval of the vital Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP). This delay means Congress will be unable to act on CEPP for years. Ignoring last summer’s environmental and economic destruction, caused … Read More

Everglades Foundation in Action: Summer 2013

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

The long-awaited Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) was introduced by Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA) on Thursday, September 19th and was quickly marked up—a process where potential amendments to the bill are discussed by committee members, followed by final approval of the underlying legislation. Members of the Everglades Foundation staff were present in Washington … Read More

Foundation scientists present at the National Conference on Ecosystem Restoration

Monday, August 12, 2013

Everglades Foundation scientists Dr. Stephen Davis, Wetland Ecologist and Aida Arik, Ecological Engineer, attended the National Conference on Ecosystem Restoration (NCER) in Schaumburg, Illinois—just west of Chicago. Davis and Arik presented papers on the role of science in developing the plan for Central Everglades restoration and the need for restoring the heart of the Everglades … Read More