State and federal briefings on Everglades

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

Moving forward: CEPP and the future of Everglades restoration

Monday, June 24, 2013

Critical legislation is moving through the Congress that will have a direct impact on the continued efforts of Everglades protection.  Congress is in the midst of considering the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA). This legislation is vital—not only to America’s Everglades, but also for many water priorities all across the nation. WRDA is how Congress … Read More

Everglades advocacy highlights

Friday, January 18, 2013

Everglades Coalition ConferenceJanuary 10th-13th, 2013  The 28th Annual Everglades Coalition Conference kicked off on Thursday,  January 10th in Coral Gables. The conference is the largest annual forum for discussion of Everglades conservation and restoration topics. “The Everglades Foundation was pleased to host the 28th Annual Everglades Coalition Conference at the Biltmore Hotel. It was a … Read More