CEO Eric Eikenberg on the Florida Legislature’s historic funding of Everglades restoration projects

CEO Eric Eikenberg on the Florida Legislature’s historic funding of Everglades restoration projects

Friday, May 2, 2014

During the 2014 session, the Florida Legislature made tremendous strides in the ongoing effort to protect and restore America’s Everglades. The Legislature increased overall funding to $169 million – more than double the previous year’s funding for water quality improvements and restoration. In addition, $90 million was approved to begin construction on 2.6 miles of … Read More

From our CEO: Statement on action by Florida Senate Select Committee on Indian River Lagoon and Lake Okeechobee Basin

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Senator Joe Negron has shown steady and committed leadership in dealing with the environmental and economic crisis resulting from harmful Lake Okeechobee discharges. As chairman of the Florida Senate Select Committee on Indian River Lagoon and Lake Okeechobee Basin, Senator Negron has worked closely with his committee colleagues to explore both short and long term … Read More

Regarding the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government’s Budget Recommendations

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Tallahassee, Fla. – The Everglades Foundation released the following statement today, attributed to its CEO Eric Eikenberg, in regards to the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government’s budget recommendations. “The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government today released its budget recommendations, including $70 million for Everglades Restoration. On behalf of the Everglades Foundation, we are … Read More