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THE ROSE-TINTED FUTURE

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

BY DR. RUSCENA WIEDERHOLT “The generally accepted rule is pink for the boys, and blue for the girls. The reason is that pink, being a more decided and stronger color, is more suitable for the boy, while blue, which is more delicate and dainty, is prettier for the girl,” states a 1918 trade magazine. In the … Read More

Foundation Staff Attends ICAST 2019 in Orlando

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Last week, The Everglades Foundation attended the 62nd  International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades (ICAST) at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL.  Touted as the sportfishing industry’s largest trade show, ICAST “is the premier showcase for the latest innovations in fishing gear, accessories and apparel.”  And as the fishing and boating capital of the … Read More

INTERN BLOG SERIES – WEEK 7 & 8

Thursday, July 11, 2019

This is it! Our internship experience is coming to an end. We’ve spent the last 8 weeks exploring the Everglades, sharing stories, laughter, and marl-filled shoes. Together, we’ve had several wacky experiences like being bitten to the bone by bugs and hastily preparing lunches in the middle of cypress domes. This internship opened our eyes … Read More

2019 INTERN BLOG SERIES – WEEK 6

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

  Week 6 is now complete, and our internship experience has flown by! It feels like it was only yesterday that we walked into the office for the first time, but we’ll be graduating soon- and what a time we’ve had! Currently, my primary project is to translate our internship experience into a video that’ll … Read More

BURMESE PYTHONS IN YOUR BACKYARD

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

BY DR. RUSCENA WIEDERHOLT WHAT’S TALLER THAN A GIRAFFE, WEIGHS UP TO 200 POUNDS, & CAN SWALLOW DEER IN A SINGLE GULP? YOU GUESSED IT, THE NOTORIOUS INVADERS OF SOUTH FLORIDA… Nary a cocktail party passes when a stranger, learning of my job, doesn’t ask about pythons. These giant snakes have captured our horror and … Read More