Miss Florida 2012: On Education and the Everglades

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

Two rivers, two stories

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Earlier this month, we had the opportunity to tour two historic South Florida rivers with two very different stories: the Kissimmee River and the Caloosahatchee. The Kissimmee River is one of the success stories of Everglades restoration. During the 1960’s, this meandering river was channelized and straightened in an effort to prevent seasonal flooding. It … Read More

Campanas + LACOSTE Release Limited Edition Tee to Benefit Everglades

Thursday, December 6, 2012

LACOSTE will launch a limited edition T-shirt designed by The Campana Brothers from Brazil to benefit the Everglades Foundation at the upcoming edition of Art Basel Miami Beach. The T-shirts both feature prints of the Campanas signature ‘Sushi’ swirls of crocodile logos, which were introduced on this year’s LACOSTE Holiday Collector Series polos. All proceeds … Read More

ForEverglades Miami makes its debut

Friday, November 16, 2012

The Everglades Foundation’s ForEverglades Benefit made its debut in Miami last night, complete with special guests, a musical performance and a proclamation for Everglades Foundation Day On November 15, 2012 we held our first-ever Miami version of our annual ForEverglades Benefit. It was a packed house at the Alhambra Room of the historic Biltmore Hotel … 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