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Everglades

Ocean to Everglades Makes a Final Splash

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

On February 2, 2020, Miami brought that famous 3-0-5 heat to Super Bowl LIV at Hard Rock Stadium, conveniently situated between two of the world’s most valuable ecosystems: the Atlantic Ocean and the Everglades. In partnership with The Everglades Foundation and The Ocean Conservancy, the Miami Super Bowl Host Committee took full advantage of south … Read More

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

THE EVERGLADES CELEBRATES THE 72ND BIRTHDAY OF EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK ALONGSIDE COMMUNITY CHAMPIONS

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

  Sunshine and blue skies greeted students, political dignitaries and community champions as they arrived at Everglades National Park on Friday, December 6, 2019. The occasion? The 72nd anniversary of the park, which was dedicated by President Harry Truman in 1947. In celebration of this major anniversary, The Everglades Foundation, in partnership with the Miami … Read More