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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

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

Everglades Foundation Statement on Governor DeSantis Signing FY20-21 Budget with Funding for the Environment & Water Resources

Monday, June 29, 2020

For Immediate Release Monday, June 29, 2020   Contact Dr. Steve Davis, 979.571.4739, sdavis@evergladesfoundation.org Kelsey Swithers, 941.400.8183, kelsey@bascomllc.com   Everglades Foundation Statement on Governor DeSantis Signing FY20-21 Budget with Funding for the Environment & Water Resources   Palmetto Bay, Fla. – The Everglades Foundation today released the following statement, attributed to its CEO Eric Eikenberg, thanking Florida Governor Ron … Read More

With Respect to the Everglades: It’s about OUR water…and sharing it

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

It looks as though we are nearing the end of the dry season, but the drought covering much of the Everglades persists.  Drought events in South Florida reveal the great inequity in water allocations, and the symptoms are exacerbated by 70-year old infrastructure that prevents water from flowing south from Lake Okeechobee to the Everglades. … Read More