UPDATE: Day 1, Road Trip to Restoration

UPDATE: Day 1, Road Trip to Restoration

Thursday, October 27, 2016

ROAD TRIP TO RESTORATION DAY 1: “…AND, WE’RE OFF!” by Liz Amore Director of Marketing & Communications, The Everglades Foundation   It has been 16 years since everybody — Democrats, Republicans, growers, environmentalists, scientists, engineers, EVERYBODY involved in Everglades issues — embarked on a bold plan to increase water storage south of Lake Okeechobee. Sixteen … Read More

NEWS: On the road to saving our waterways

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

The Everglades Foundation is kick-starting its 12-day Roadtrip to Restoration bus tour at Wynwood’s Gramps to gather support for the construction of a water storage reservoir. Read more >

NEWS: Everglades Foundation launches bus tour in support of Everglades restoration

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

The Everglades Foundation is launching a 12-city bus tour to promote policies support for Everglades restoration. The group says the tour will focus on increasing water storage south of Lake Okeechobee to reduce discharges to coastal estuaries. The group says the project was part of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan passed by the state and … Read More

NEWS: Everglades Foundation to promote EAA reservoir with bus tour

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

The Everglades Foundation will begin a 12-day bus tour throughout Central and South Florida on Wednesday, Oct. 26 to help persuade the next president, Congress and Florida lawmakers to support the construction of a water storage reservoir in the Everglades Agriculture Area (EAA) that will protect Florida’s water and help restore the Everglades. Read more … Read More

A Comparison of the Benefits of Northern & Southern Everglades Storage

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Thomas Van Lent, Ph.D. Rajendra Paudel, Ph.D.   Introduction In 2016, the Florida Legislature passed the “Legacy Florida Act” and it was signed into law on April 7, 2016, by Governor Scott. The law sets the floor for spending on Everglades restoration projects and requires agencies to prioritize spending in a particular way, stating: The … Read More