Eric Eikenberg applauds Governor Rick Scott’s Everglades budget proposal

Eric Eikenberg applauds Governor Rick Scott’s Everglades budget proposal

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Statement from Everglades Foundation CEO Eric Eikenberg Regarding the Governor’s Budget Proposal for Everglades Restoration  “This is another historic moment in Everglades restoration. Over the last three years, Governor Scott has tackled critical Everglades issues. From the $880 million Restoration Strategies plan, to the $90 million for the next 2.6 miles of Tamiami Trail to … Read More

State and federal briefings on Everglades

Monday, June 9, 2014

By Eric Eikenberg  Florida Legislature includes $259M for Everglades in budget Governor Rick Scott’s recent signing of the 2014-2015 state budget provides a record-level $259 million for a variety of Everglades restoration and water quality projects.  This move by the Florida Legislature indicates that Tallahassee has heard and sympathizes with the public outcry following last … Read More

Everglades Foundation Announces 2014 Fellowship & Scholarship Opportunities

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Today, the Everglades Foundation announced the opening of its 2014 fellowship and scholarship cycle. Students conducting graduate-level research on Everglades topics are eligible. For a full list of requirements, visit: https://www.evergladesfoundation.org/opportunities/fellowships-scholarships/ To date, the Everglades Foundation has awarded over $400,000 in science-based fellowships and scholarships to students working on Everglades issues in the areas of science, … Read More

Jensen Beach High School students travel to 2014 Everglades Coalition Conference, blog about their experiences

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

The 29th Annual Everglades Coalition Conference took place from January 9th to January 11th in Naples, Florida this year. While this is the largest annual conference dedicated to discussing restoration, scientific research and projects as they relate to the Everglades–this year was a little different for the Everglades Foundation. Among the conference’s 250 attendees was … Read More

Everglades Foundation CEO Eric Eikenberg releases statement on the death of Florida Congressman Bill Young

Friday, October 18, 2013

In a remarkable public career that spanned more than 50 years, Congressman Bill Young was a steady and strong voice for Florida and the nation. A powerful advocate for protecting Florida’s environment, Congressman Young was a champion of restoring and protecting America’s Everglades. As Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, Congressman Young succeeded in winning … Read More