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Everglades Restoration

THE TALE OF THE ROSE COLORED SPOONBILL

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

BY DR. RUSCENA WIEDERHOLT Let’s start at the very beginning… the land was once dotted with these pink beasts, a mix of both the beautiful and bizarre. Flocks of these peculiar birds were once abundant, their domain stretching from the far-flung reaches of South America to the sandy shores of the southeastern US. Rose colored … Read More

Sugar Subsidies and Sugarcane in the Everglades Agricultural Area

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

DR. ANDREW STAINBACK In the United States there is a long history of subsidizing sugar through a complex set of policies to keep the price of sugar in the domestic market above prevailing world prices. These policies cost consumers directly through higher prices at the grocery store and indirectly through lost jobs in food processing … Read More

BREAKING NEWS: CONGRESS POISED TO FULLY FUND EVERGLADES RESTORATION

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

CONGRESS POISED TO FULLY FUND EVERGLADES RESTORATION House and Senate Appropriators Agree on $200M Funding Package for Everglades PALMETTO BAY, Fla. (December 17) –Eric Eikenberg, CEO of The Everglades Foundation, has issued the following statement in response to the funding agreement reached by House and Senate appropriators as part of the year-end spending deal to … Read More

A Friday With Fellows & Frazer

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

  The Everglades Foundation provides fellowships and scholarships to support graduate research students actively pursuing the development of innovative scientific methods to advance our understanding of and support the restoration of America’s Everglades. This year, we received 19 applications to the ForEverglades Fellowship & Scholarship Program and we were able to award 9 graduate students … Read More

THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF ECOLOGICAL RESTORATION

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

BY DR. ANDREW STAINBACK We receive many important benefits from natural ecosystems. These benefits include raw materials, climate regulation, protection from natural disasters, recreation, pharmaceuticals, and many others. However, ecosystems throughout the world have been degraded by human exploitation and conversion to other uses. While historically these changes have led to economic growth and development, … Read More