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

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 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

Miss Florida 2012: On Education and the Everglades

Friday, December 21, 2012

Guest blogger, Miss Florida 2012, Laura McKeeman You don’t truly understand the phrase “River of Grass” until you are surrounded by it, engulfed in it and utterly amazed by it. The River of Grass is like the golden hair of a monstrous, ever-changing, always moving, steadily breathing animal. It is vast and peppered with personality.  … Read More

Foundation Scientist Returns to Alma Mater for Howard Hughes Seminar

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Everglades Foundation wetland ecologist, Dr. Stephen Davis, recently returned to his scientific roots at Georgetown College, where he received his B.S. degree in Biology and Environmental Science. He was invited by his alma mater to present a distinguished seminar to the Science Program at the small Liberal Arts college in central Kentucky as part of … Read More