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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

The Everglades Foundation welcomes Donna Hall to Board of Directors

Monday, June 29, 2020

PALMETTO BAY, Fla (June 18, 2020) – The Everglades Foundation today announced that Donna S. Hall, a civic leader and philanthropist, has been named to the board of directors of the organization. “Donna Hall is a highly regarded leader whose talents have been recognized by many organizations in Florida, Kentucky and Washington, D.C.,” said Carlos … 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

EVERGLADES RESERVOIR JEOPARDIZED BY “INEXCUSABLE BUREAUCRACY”

Saturday, May 16, 2020

PALMETTO BAY, FLA., (May 15) – The Everglades Reservoir project—among Governor Ron DeSantis’ most important priorities and a critical component of Everglades restoration—is in jeopardy once again, but The Everglades Foundation is having none of it. “Mind-numbing bureaucracy and red tape cannot stand in the way of restoring the Everglades and protecting the economy of America’s third-largest state,” … Read More