Everglades Restoration

How will sea-level rise affect the Everglades coastline?

Monday, April 29, 2013

MIAMI, FL — Dr. Stephen Davis and colleagues from Florida International University (FIU), South Florida Water Management District, and Everglades National Park seek to answer this pressing question.  Their approach will draw upon existing information and Everglades monitoring to develop a set of controlled experiments to investigate the effects of sea level rise on mangrove … Read More

Regarding the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government’s Budget Recommendations

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Tallahassee, Fla. – The Everglades Foundation released the following statement today, attributed to its CEO Eric Eikenberg, in regards to the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government’s budget recommendations. “The Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on General Government today released its budget recommendations, including $70 million for Everglades Restoration. On behalf of the Everglades Foundation, we are … 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

Everglades Foundation supports Gov. Rick Scott’s proposed spending for Everglades restoration

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Statement from Everglades Foundation CEO, Eric Eikenberg: “We thank Gov. Rick Scott for his proposed budget for restoring America’s Everglades. We strongly support his recommendation to provide $60 million for Everglades restoration. “We appreciate the governor’s commitment to Everglades restoration and we believe the Florida Legislature will more than match his recommendation. We look forward … Read More