1 Bus, 12 Days, 22 Cities, 1,976 Miles, 7,700 Signatures, 1 Mission: Build the EAA Reservoir & Save America’s Everglades

1 Bus, 12 Days, 22 Cities, 1,976 Miles, 7,700 Signatures, 1 Mission: Build the EAA Reservoir & Save America’s Everglades

Monday, November 7, 2016

Palmetto Bay, Fla. — The Everglades Foundation’s (The Foundation) “Road Trip to Restoration” rolled into Islamorada, Florida, last night, concluding a 12-day, 22-city bus tour to build support for incoming Florida Senate President Joe Negron’s (R-Stuart) plan to stop outbreaks of toxic algae by building a water storage reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee in the … Read More

NEWS: ‘Now or Neverglades’ tour stops on Sanibel

Friday, November 4, 2016

Cape Coral Daily Breeze, Ashley Goodman The Now or Neverglades bus made its way to Sanibel Wednesday to garner support for the construction of the proposed EAA Reservoir project. The reservoir will treat the water and send it south, thus reducing discharges that have caused the toxic blue-green algae that has appeared on both coasts, … Read More

OP-ED: We can’t afford not to build Everglades ag area reservoir

Thursday, November 3, 2016

TCPalm, Eric Eikenberg Much has been made of the devastating environmental effects of toxic discharges of Lake Okeechobee water into the Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie rivers, but little has been said about the importance of increased water storage to Florida’s economy. The untreated water gives rise to regular outbreaks of smelly, slimy algae that has … Read More

NEWS: Everglades Foundation bus tour stops in Palm Beach

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

David Rogers, Palm Beach Daily News Stop us if you’ve heard this story before. A visitor drives into Palm Beach, can’t find parking in Town Square after a few swings around and starts to leave. In this case, the visitor was The Everglades Foundation, though, and it was not a casual trip. Foundation representatives came … Read More

NEWS: ‘Now or Neverglades’ Tour Hits Naples

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

RJ Roan, Naples Herald At first glance, one could be forgiven if they thought the black bus was another political campaign bus, making another campaign stop in an election cycle that’s felt at times like a scene out of Groundhog Day. But the bus sitting in front of the Naples Zoo on Tuesday, while it … Read More