Year: 2020

FLORIDA CAN’T WAIT: Investing Now in Everglades Restoration Saves Billions and Brings Much Needed Relief to South Florida

Monday, September 7, 2020

When it comes to investing in Everglades restoration, Washington seems about to meet its responsibilities to share the cost with the State of Florida. It’s a good decision. Consider the returns from Washington’s investing now in Everglades restoration: Economists calculate that the massive public works projects called for as part of Everglades restoration will create … Read More

Biscayne Bay Hypoxia and Fish Kill

Thursday, August 20, 2020

Biscayne Bay Hypoxia and Fish Kills The hypoxia (a deficiency of oxygen in water) and fish kills reported in upper Biscayne Bay last week are an increasingly common occurrence in our shallow coastal bays.  The magnitude of this fish kill and its proximity to such a large human population is a big reason why this … Read More

Where to Take Your Dog in the Everglades

Friday, August 7, 2020

***Please review and ensure compliance with applicable federal, state and local law*** Looking for a weekend adventure to get you and your family out of the house? The Everglades is a perfect way to enjoy a change of scenery,  while adhering to the safety standards recommended by the CDC. If you’re looking to take your … Read More

The Everglades Foundation’s Teacher Symposium Goes Virtual

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Reimagining the 2020 Annual Everglades Teacher Symposium meant creating a human connection and expanding Everglades education despite the distance. For the past three years, teachers have gathered together for the Everglades Teacher Symposium, a day of learning hosted by the Everglades Foundation’s Everglades Literacy Program. This event is dedicated to professional development, community partnerships and Everglades … Read More

Nikkie Dvorchak

Friday, July 24, 2020

Director of Development, Southwest Florida Nikkie Dvorchak joins the Everglades Foundation as Director of Development, Southwest Florida where she will manage donor relations, philanthropy, sponsorships and fundraising events for the southwest region. Previously, she served as Vice President of Events & Development at the Greater Naples Chamber of Commerce, where she is managed all annual … Read More