Statement from Everglades Foundation CEO on DEP Order on EAA Reservoir Project

Statement from Everglades Foundation CEO on DEP Order on EAA Reservoir Project

Monday, March 5, 2018

The Everglades Foundation CEO Eric Eikenberg today issued the following statement in response to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s approval of the Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA) reservoir project. “After decades of persistent droughts in the Everglades, sea grass die-offs in Florida Bay, and algae-causing pollution of the Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie rivers, we are … Read More

The Everglades Foundation and Dream in Green invite South Florida High School Students to participate in the Phosphorus Challenge

Thursday, February 1, 2018

Miami, FL – February 1, 2018 – The Everglades Foundation and Dream in Green announce its first ever partnership to bring high school students across the region the opportunity to win a cash prize through their participation in the Phosphorus Challenge, a competition to bring public awareness to the challenges plaguing Florida’s iconic Everglades and … Read More

Freshwater from the Everglades Needed to Protect Florida Bay

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Florida Bay is one of the most diverse and productive ecosystems in Florida. It begins where the Everglades, or “River of Grass,” ends near the Florida Keys. Long renowned for its lush seagrass beds, mangrove islands, and spectacular recreational and sport fishing, it is one of the reasons why the Florida Keys is the fishing … Read More