The Everglades Foundation Statement Regarding Appointment of Ernie Marks as SFWMD Executive Director

The Everglades Foundation Statement Regarding Appointment of Ernie Marks as SFWMD Executive Director

Monday, July 31, 2017

The Everglades Foundation (The Foundation) today released the following statement, attributable to its CEO Eric Eikenberg, regarding the appointment of Ernie Marks as the executive director of the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD). “We congratulate Ernie Marks on his new role as executive director of the SFWMD. Mr. Marks brings two decades of experience, … Read More

The Everglades Foundation Hails Progress on Everglades Agricultural Area Reservoir

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

The Everglades Foundation today released the following statement, attributable to its CEO Eric Eikenberg, hailing the progress on the Everglades Agricultural Area Reservoir. “The U.S Army Corps of Engineers’ interim response to the South Florida Water Management District yesterday is a clear commitment to working with the State of Florida to collaborate and implement Senate … Read More

2017 Intern Blog Series: Week 5

Friday, June 23, 2017

Out of gas, but still going strong Hello again! This week, we were in the office on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, so we won’t bore you with stories of staring at our computers! Tuesday and Thursday, however, were filled with adventure, so we hope you enjoy hearing about week five (WOW, have we already been … Read More

2017 Intern Blog Series: Week 4

Friday, June 16, 2017

On the road again On Monday, we attended a teacher training on Florida International University’s campus with Jen Diaz. It was fascinating to watch the teachers engage with the activities, from building the KOE system out of play-doh, to slithering around in a gator hole. It was surprising that not many teachers knew much about … Read More

2017 Intern Blog Series: Week 3

Thursday, June 8, 2017

The Everglades: a uniquely human story. Friday, June 2, 2017 Today was a rainy day. We drove way out west to meet with Gene Dunkin, the water resources director for the Miccosukee Tribe. He explained the water quality and quantity problems surrounding the tribe, the Everglades and Big Cypress. After our meeting, the rain let … Read More