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Everglades Foundation announces The Grand Challenge – A $10 Million Science Prize

Monday, September 22, 2014

September 22, 2014 Today, the Everglades Foundation announces a global initiative offering a $10 million prize to anyone who can solve one of the world’s most daunting environmental problems. A donor has committed the $10 million prize for The Grand Challenge. An additional $1 million will be awarded in a variety of subcategories. The U.S. … Read More

CEO Eric Eikenberg on the Florida Legislature’s historic funding of Everglades restoration projects

Friday, May 2, 2014

During the 2014 session, the Florida Legislature made tremendous strides in the ongoing effort to protect and restore America’s Everglades. The Legislature increased overall funding to $169 million – more than double the previous year’s funding for water quality improvements and restoration. In addition, $90 million was approved to begin construction on 2.6 miles of … Read More

Statement from CEO Eric Eikenberg: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers delays approval of Central Everglades Planning Project

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

For Immediate Release:  In a staggering failure of duty and responsibility, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today made the incomprehensible decision to postpone its approval of the vital Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP). This delay means Congress will be unable to act on CEPP for years. Ignoring last summer’s environmental and economic destruction, caused … Read More

Dr. Diana Barrett appointed to the board of directors of Everglades Foundation

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Palmetto Bay, Florida – Dr. Diana Barrett, President and Founder of The Fledgling Fund, has been appointed to the board of directors of Everglades Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to restoring and protecting America’s Everglades. “I am extremely pleased to join the Everglades Foundation board which has become an important voice in advocating for America’s … Read More

Dr. Maurice R. Ferré appointed to the board of directors

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Palmetto Bay, Florida – Dr. Maurice Ferré, a prominent Florida business leader, entrepreneur, and co-founder of MAKO Surgical Corp., has been appointed to the board of directors of the Everglades Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting and restoring America’s Everglades. “I am extremely pleased to join the Everglades Foundation board which has become an … Read More