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Statement from Everglades Foundation CEO Eric Eikenberg on today’s meeting of the South Florida Water Management District

Thursday, July 16, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, July 16, 2015 Palmetto Bay, Fla. – The Everglades Foundation today released the following statement, attributable to CEO Eric Eikenberg, regarding today’s meeting of the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD). “Today, the Governing Board took a courageous step to avert a budget crisis and ensure critical public services remain fully funded for … Read More

Miami-Dade County urges Florida Legislature to fund Everglades restoration

Tuesday, June 2, 2015

Today, the Miami Dade Board of County Commissioners passed a resolution urging the Florida Legislature to set aside $500 million to acquire land south of Lake Okeechobee to build a reservoir to send water south. The resolution also urges lawmakers to allocate 25.7 percent of Amendment 1 funds for Everglades restoration as proposed by the Governor. … Read More

Everglades Foundation announces partnership with Verb, Inc. to manage $10 million science prize

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Palmetto Bay, Fla. – The Everglades Foundation, Inc. CEO Eric Eikenberg today announced a strategic partnership with Verb, Inc. to develop, produce and execute the Foundation’s $10 million science prize for an innovative solution to reduce phosphorus pollution in water. Verb will run the competition and help innovators bring solutions to market combating the phosphorus … Read More

Statement from Everglades Foundation CEO Eric Eikenberg Regarding Today’s Meeting of the South Florida Water Management District

Thursday, May 14, 2015

For Immediate Release Thursday, May 14, 2015 Palmetto Bay, Fla. – The Everglades Foundation today released the following statement, attributable to CEO Eric Eikenberg, regarding today’s meeting of the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD). “Today’s action taken by SFWMD is certainly disappointing to those who have supported executing the U.S. Sugar land buy to … Read More