Everglades Foundation Statement on Army Corps of Engineers’ Decision to Maintain Beneficial Flows to Caloosahatchee River

Everglades Foundation Statement on Army Corps of Engineers’ Decision to Maintain Beneficial Flows to Caloosahatchee River

Monday, March 30, 2020

Palmetto Bay, Fla. – The Everglades Foundation today released the following statement, attributed to its CEO Eric Eikenberg, applauding Colonel Andrew Kelly and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District for their decision to maintain beneficial flows to the Caloosahatchee River. “These freshwater flows will help maintain healthy salinity conditions across the estuary and … Read More

Tamiami Trail Bridges Already Showing That Everglades Restoration Works

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Completed Everglades Restoration projects—like the bridges along Tamiami Trail—and projects that are in an advanced stage of construction (e.g., Kissimmee River Restoration) are already meeting or exceeding expectations in terms of environmental improvement. Tamiami Trail or US-41 links the cities of Tampa and Miami—hence the name Tamiami.  The stretch of Tamiami Trail that cuts across … Read More