U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz Balart recognizes Mary Barley for her dedication to protecting America’s Everglades

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

PALMETTO BAY, FL– On July 29, 2013, U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz Balart, R-FL, paid tribute Monday to longtime Everglades advocate Mary Barley for her decades of work to protect and restore America’s Everglades. Diaz Balart presented Barley with a copy of the Congressional Record where she is recognized as “an outstanding individual and someone who has continuously supported … Read More

Governor Rick Scott signs Everglades preservation & conservation legislation into law

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

WEST PALM BEACH, FL – The Everglades Foundation today released the following statement, attributed to its CEO Eric Eikenberg, regarding Governor Rick Scott’s signing of House Bill 7065, relating to Everglades preservation and conservation, into law. Eikenberg was present during the bill signing this morning in West Palm Beach, Florida. “We thank Governor Rick Scott … Read More

Everglades Foundation report from Washington

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sally Jewell didn’t hesitate. Within seconds of taking our seats at the conference table in her 6th floor office, the new Secretary of the U.S. Department of Interior said America’s Everglades is “highly important” to her department. In office less than two weeks, Jewell set aside time last week to discuss protecting … Read More

Everglades Foundation congratulates Sally Jewell on her Senate confirmation as Secretary of Dept. of Interior

Thursday, April 11, 2013

“We congratulate Sally Jewell on her Senate confirmation as Secretary of the Department of Interior. Her strong bi-partisan support is a reflection of her ability to work closely with both the business community and those who care deeply about America’s environment. We will work closely with Secretary Jewell to assist in the Department’s continuing effort … Read More

CEO Eric Eikenberg commends Everglades Caucus, state’s leadership

Friday, March 1, 2013

Statement from Everglades Foundation CEO, Eric Eikenberg: “I commend Congressman Diaz-Balart and Congressman Hastings for their dedicated, bi-partisan committment as Everglades Caucus co-chairmen, and for their recent introduction of the Everglades for the Next Generation Act. Authorization of shovel-ready CERP projects is a huge step in the right direction for Everglades restoration, eliminating the potential for further … Read More