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Everglades Foundation scientist uses Google Hangout to teach 5th graders about Everglades

Monday, June 9, 2014

By Vivian Miller Mark Winston, an elementary school teacher at Quaker Ridge Elementary in Scarsdale, New York assigns his class a critical thinking project every two weeks. In late February, the assigned topic was “Everglades Forever?” The topic prompted students in Winston’s 5th grade class to contact Everglades Foundation vice chair, Mary Barley. They emailed her … Read More

CEO Eric Eikenberg on the Florida Legislature’s historic funding of Everglades restoration projects

Friday, May 2, 2014

During the 2014 session, the Florida Legislature made tremendous strides in the ongoing effort to protect and restore America’s Everglades. The Legislature increased overall funding to $169 million – more than double the previous year’s funding for water quality improvements and restoration. In addition, $90 million was approved to begin construction on 2.6 miles of … Read More

Statement from CEO Eric Eikenberg: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers delays approval of Central Everglades Planning Project

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

For Immediate Release:  In a staggering failure of duty and responsibility, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today made the incomprehensible decision to postpone its approval of the vital Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP). This delay means Congress will be unable to act on CEPP for years. Ignoring last summer’s environmental and economic destruction, caused … Read More

Jensen Beach High School students travel to 2014 Everglades Coalition Conference, blog about their experiences

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

The 29th Annual Everglades Coalition Conference took place from January 9th to January 11th in Naples, Florida this year. While this is the largest annual conference dedicated to discussing restoration, scientific research and projects as they relate to the Everglades–this year was a little different for the Everglades Foundation. Among the conference’s 250 attendees was … Read More

Celebrate our 20th Anniversary: Florida Bay Forever is here

Friday, December 6, 2013

If you love the Florida Keys for sport fishing, diving, boating, seafood or sunsets, you know the magic of Florida Bay. Tourists from around the world and residents of South Florida cherish the bay for its scenic beauty. This valuable and vulnerable resource is home to remarkable birds, fish and other sea life, and depends … Read More