Moving forward: CEPP and the future of Everglades restoration

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

Governor Rick Scott signs Everglades preservation & conservation legislation into law

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

WEST PALM BEACH, FL – The Everglades Foundation today released the following statement, attributed to its CEO Eric Eikenberg, regarding Governor Rick Scott’s signing of House Bill 7065, relating to Everglades preservation and conservation, into law. Eikenberg was present during the bill signing this morning in West Palm Beach, Florida. “We thank Governor Rick Scott … Read More

Everglades Foundation report from Washington

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sally Jewell didn’t hesitate. Within seconds of taking our seats at the conference table in her 6th floor office, the new Secretary of the U.S. Department of Interior said America’s Everglades is “highly important” to her department. In office less than two weeks, Jewell set aside time last week to discuss protecting … Read More

How will sea-level rise affect the Everglades coastline?

Monday, April 29, 2013

MIAMI, FL — Dr. Stephen Davis and colleagues from Florida International University (FIU), South Florida Water Management District, and Everglades National Park seek to answer this pressing question.  Their approach will draw upon existing information and Everglades monitoring to develop a set of controlled experiments to investigate the effects of sea level rise on mangrove … Read More

Everglades Foundation and Florida Atlantic University Pine Jog Environmental Education Center announce new education initiative

Thursday, April 18, 2013

 WEST PALM BEACH – Today the Everglades Foundation announced an exciting partnership with Florida Atlantic University and Pine Jog Environmental Education Center to develop a new Everglades Restoration curriculum for Florida’s K-12 teachers and students.  “Education is a vital part of the mission of the Everglades Foundation,” said Eric Eikenberg, Foundation CEO. “If we want … Read More