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U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz Balart recognizes Mary Barley for her dedication to protecting America’s Everglades

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

PALMETTO BAY, FL– On July 29, 2013, U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz Balart, R-FL, paid tribute Monday to longtime Everglades advocate Mary Barley for her decades of work to protect and restore America’s Everglades. Diaz Balart presented Barley with a copy of the Congressional Record where she is recognized as “an outstanding individual and someone who has continuously supported … Read More

Governor Rick Scott signs Everglades preservation & conservation legislation into law

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

WEST PALM BEACH, FL – The Everglades Foundation today released the following statement, attributed to its CEO Eric Eikenberg, regarding Governor Rick Scott’s signing of House Bill 7065, relating to Everglades preservation and conservation, into law. Eikenberg was present during the bill signing this morning in West Palm Beach, Florida. “We thank Governor Rick Scott … Read More

Everglades Foundation and Florida Atlantic University Pine Jog Environmental Education Center announce new education initiative

Thursday, April 18, 2013

 WEST PALM BEACH – Today the Everglades Foundation announced an exciting partnership with Florida Atlantic University and Pine Jog Environmental Education Center to develop a new Everglades Restoration curriculum for Florida’s K-12 teachers and students.  “Education is a vital part of the mission of the Everglades Foundation,” said Eric Eikenberg, Foundation CEO. “If we want … Read More

Everglades Foundation congratulates Sally Jewell on her Senate confirmation as Secretary of Dept. of Interior

Thursday, April 11, 2013

“We congratulate Sally Jewell on her Senate confirmation as Secretary of the Department of Interior. Her strong bi-partisan support is a reflection of her ability to work closely with both the business community and those who care deeply about America’s environment. We will work closely with Secretary Jewell to assist in the Department’s continuing effort … Read More

Regarding the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government’s Budget Recommendations

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Tallahassee, Fla. – The Everglades Foundation released the following statement today, attributed to its CEO Eric Eikenberg, in regards to the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government’s budget recommendations. “The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government today released its budget recommendations, including $70 million for Everglades Restoration. On behalf of the Everglades Foundation, we are … Read More