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

Everglades Foundation scientist uses Google Hangout to teach 5th graders about Everglades

Monday, June 9, 2014

By Vivian Miller Mark Winston, an elementary school teacher at Quaker Ridge Elementary in Scarsdale, New York assigns his class a critical thinking project every two weeks. In late February, the assigned topic was “Everglades Forever?” The topic prompted students in Winston’s 5th grade class to contact Everglades Foundation vice chair, Mary Barley. They emailed her … Read More

Everglades restoration and sea level rise

Monday, June 9, 2014

By Dr. Stephen Davis The topic of sea level rise and its impact on south Florida landscapes is becoming commonplace in the media. This is due in part to the devastation from super storm Sandy in 2012, the increased frequency of “king tide” flood events in low-lying developed areas of south Florida, and scientific reports such … 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

Planning underway for restoration of the Central Everglades

Monday, October 15, 2012

By: Dr. Stephen Davis, Wetland Ecologist, Everglades Foundation Water levels in Lake Okeechobee and the central Everglades are rising as south Florida deals with a surplus of water from Tropical Storm Isaac, along with a very wet rainy season.  More than 1 billion gallons of water are being dumped from Lake Okeechobee in order to … Read More