Bus Tour Updates

UPDATE: The Road Trip to Restoration

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Twice this year, Florida Governor Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency due to a toxic, blue-green algae in Lake Okeechobee that has made its way into Florida’s waterways and canals. Beaches have been closed, fishing has been restricted, health warnings have been issued and millions of dollars have been lost. Those who live … Read More

NEWS: Everglades Foundation Bus Touts Water Storage Plans

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

NH Staff, Naples Herald The Everglades Foundation on Wednesday intends to start a 12-day bus tour across Central and South Florida to push state and federal lawmakers to fund water-storage plans south of Lake Okeechobee. The bus tour, which will start with an event in Miami, is scheduled to roll into Orlando on Thursday and … Read More

NEWS: Everglades Foundation launches bus tour in support of Everglades restoration

Monday, October 24, 2016

Bruce Ritchie, Politico The Everglades Foundation is launching a 12-city bus tour to promote policies support for Everglades restoration. The group says the tour will focus on increasing water storage south of Lake Okeechobee to reduce discharges to coastal estuaries. The group says the project was part of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan passed by … Read More