The Everglades Foundation Statement on House Passing of Everglades Funding

The Everglades Foundation Statement on House Passing of Everglades Funding

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Palmetto Bay, Fla. (June 19) – Eric Eikenberg, CEO of The Everglades Foundation, has issued the following statement in reaction to the passage today by the U.S. House of Representatives of H.R. 2740, a bundle of multiple spending bills that includes Energy and Water Development appropriations for FY20 including $200 million for Everglades restoration: “The … Read More

2019 INTERN BLOG SERIES – WEEK 4

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

We’ve concluded our fourth week and are halfway through the John Marshall Everglades Internship! This week we focused heavily on advancing our individual projects, and on Thursday, we attended a South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) Governing Board monthly meeting which focused on Everglades restoration projects. We were given the opportunity to deliver a brief … Read More

2019 INTERN BLOG SERIES – WEEK 3

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Three weeks have come and gone, but not without several whimsical adventures! This past Monday and Tuesday were a blur of meetings, project work, and planning for our multi-destination expedition on Wednesday. During our expedition, we visited the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge – a name that has become familiar to us in … Read More

2019 INTERN BLOG SERIES – WEEK 2

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Due to the Memorial Day weekend, we began our week on Tuesday with internship headshots and an Everglades 101 discussion led by Dr. Kristie Wendelberger. During the discussion, we took a deeper look at the causes of Everglades degradation and how the Foundation works to protect and restore it. In particular, I was drawn to … Read More