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#GivingTuesday: Supporting the restoration of America’s Everglades

Friday, November 29, 2013

How will you give back on December 3rd?Celebrate #GivingTuesday with us! You’ve heard of Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday… This December, we are proud to join the #GivingTuesday movement in its effort to create a national day of giving. The second annual Giving Tuesday will take place for 24 hours on December 3, 2013. … Read More

Just announced! Zac Brown Band to headline 2014 ForEverglades Benefit in Palm Beach

Monday, November 4, 2013

  Zac Brown Band to celebrate Everglades Foundation’s 20th Anniversary at ForEverglades Palm Beach Gala   Palmetto Bay, FL – The Everglades Foundation announced today that Zac Brown Band has graciously agreed to kick off the 20th anniversary of the Foundation by headlining the ninth annual ForEverglades Benefit at the Breakers Palm Beach on Saturday, February … Read More

Everglades Foundation CEO on passage of Water Resources Reform and Development Act

Wednesday, October 23, 2013

The protection and restoration of America’s Everglades moved a step forward today with overwhelming, bipartisan congressional support of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA). Today’s vote by the U.S. House of Representatives allows Florida to move forward with the Comprehensive Everglades Planning Project, improvements of Biscayne Bay coastal wetlands, Broward County water preserve … Read More

Everglades Foundation CEO Eric Eikenberg releases statement on the death of Florida Congressman Bill Young

Friday, October 18, 2013

In a remarkable public career that spanned more than 50 years, Congressman Bill Young was a steady and strong voice for Florida and the nation. A powerful advocate for protecting Florida’s environment, Congressman Young was a champion of restoring and protecting America’s Everglades. As Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, Congressman Young succeeded in winning … Read More

Everglades Foundation in Action: Summer 2013

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

The long-awaited Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) was introduced by Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA) on Thursday, September 19th and was quickly marked up—a process where potential amendments to the bill are discussed by committee members, followed by final approval of the underlying legislation. Members of the Everglades Foundation staff were present in Washington … Read More