Top 10 Contenders Named in $10 Million George Barley Water Prize

Top 10 Contenders Named in $10 Million George Barley Water Prize

Thursday, October 26, 2017

CHICAGO, IL (October 26) – The top 10 contenders in the George Barley Water Prize, a $10 million worldwide competition to find a solution to the algae crisis, were named today during a ceremony at Chicago’s Field Museum. The top 10 teams, from the United States, Canada and The Netherlands, emerged from an initial field … Read More

Bass Pro Shops 50th Anniversary and 20th in Islamorada

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

The Everglades Foundation is honored to have been chosen as a benefiting Conservation Partner of Bass Pro Shops World Wide Sportsman during their 50th Anniversary. On October 15, 2017, they celebrated the 20th Anniversary of their Islamorada location with an event open to the public. The Everglades Foundation was on site to share information about … Read More

Everglades Progress Comes in all Shapes and Sizes

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Much of the last two years have been focused on the need to send water south to Everglades National Park and Florida Bay instead of compromising the safety of the Herbert Hoover Dike around Lake Okeechobee or damaging the Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie Rivers.  Thousands of everyday citizens, anglers, parents and business owners have worked … Read More

Everglades Foundation Praises SFWMD Action

Thursday, October 12, 2017

The Everglades Foundation today released the following statement, attributable to CEO Eric Eikenberg, regarding the South Florida Water Management District’s announcement to expand capacity of S333 spillway and remove the Old Tamiami Trail. “We are delighted that these important components of the Central Everglades Plan will be fast tracked to reduce dangerous high-water levels and increase water … Read More

Everglades Foundation Partners with Pine Jog Environmental Education Center to Honor 10 Everglades Champion Schools

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Since the Everglades Foundation launched the Everglades Literacy Program in 2014, over 2,000 teachers from sixteen Florida counties have been trained to use the free online K-12 teacher toolkit. Our goal is to now build upon that success.  The Everglades Champion Schools Recognition Pilot Program is designed to showcase, recognize and model exceptional accomplishments of … Read More