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OP-ED: We can’t afford not to build Everglades ag area reservoir

Thursday, November 3, 2016

TCPalm, Eric Eikenberg Much has been made of the devastating environmental effects of toxic discharges of Lake Okeechobee water into the Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie rivers, but little has been said about the importance of increased water storage to Florida’s economy. The untreated water gives rise to regular outbreaks of smelly, slimy algae that has … Read More

NEWS: Everglades Foundation bus tour stops in Palm Beach

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

David Rogers, Palm Beach Daily News Stop us if you’ve heard this story before. A visitor drives into Palm Beach, can’t find parking in Town Square after a few swings around and starts to leave. In this case, the visitor was The Everglades Foundation, though, and it was not a casual trip. Foundation representatives came … Read More

NEWS: ‘Now or Neverglades’ Tour Hits Naples

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

RJ Roan, Naples Herald At first glance, one could be forgiven if they thought the black bus was another political campaign bus, making another campaign stop in an election cycle that’s felt at times like a scene out of Groundhog Day. But the bus sitting in front of the Naples Zoo on Tuesday, while it … Read More

UPDATE: Greetings from the Road!

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

WATCH: #NowOrNeverglades Bus Tour Kick Off I’m writing to you from the road today, as yesterday we officially reached the halfway mark of our #NowOrNeverglades “Road Trip to Restoration” Bus Tour! So far, we’ve traveled over 1,200 miles crisscrossing Florida in an effort to educate the public on the importance of the Everglades to this … Read More

NEWS: Now or Neverglades tour visits Lake Park Elementary

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Patrick Rile, News Press Huddled beneath a chickee hut outside Lake Park Elementary School in Naples on Tuesday morning, third-graders Corey Owens and Tristan Fredrickson studied the sheets of paper laid out in front of them. On them were pictures of wood storks, river otters, anhingas, ospreys and snail kites — all inhabitants of the … Read More