2018 Intern Blog Series – Week 2: Infiltrating FIU & Storming the Pontoon Boat

2018 Intern Blog Series – Week 2: Infiltrating FIU & Storming the Pontoon Boat

Monday, June 11, 2018

  Brian Garrett, Wildlife Biologist for the South Florida Water Management District, giving us an inside look at Stormwater Treatment Area 2. Due to the Memorial Day holiday weekend, we jump-started our week on Tuesday with a tour of Florida’s Stormwater Treatment Areas (STAs) with Brian Garrett, a wildlife biologist for the South Florida Water … Read More

House Passes Bipartisan Water Bill – Everglades Reservoir Another Step Closer to the Finish Line

Thursday, June 7, 2018

PALMETTO BAY, Fla. — Late Wednesday, the United States House of Representatives passed the bipartisan Water Resources Development Act of 2018 (WRDA) by a vote of 408-2, which includes a path forward for authorization of the Everglades Agricultural Area reservoir (Everglades reservoir).   Once constructed, the reservoir will store up to 78.2 billion gallons of excess water … Read More

Statement from Shannon Estenoz on U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Approval of SFWMD Everglades Reservoir Plan

Monday, June 4, 2018

The Everglades Foundation COO Shannon A. Estenoz today issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ approval of plans for the Everglades Agricultural Area Reservoir (Everglades Reservoir). “We are pleased the Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers approved the plans submitted by the South Florida Water Management District for the Everglades Reservoir. “The Army Corps of Engineers … Read More

2018 Intern Blog Series – Week 1: Getting Our Feet Wet in Everglades Ecology

Friday, June 1, 2018

A panorama of Lake Okeechobee, the largest freshwater lake in the State of Florida. When I found out that I got the John Marshall Everglades Internship, I was ecstatic, thrilled. An excuse to work on the East Coast? A chance for a small-town-Arizona-boy to drive across the country and work with a foundation dedicated to … Read More