Foundation Science

CEPP: The Heart of Everglades Restoration

Thursday, July 30, 2015

The July/August 2015 issue of The Environmental Forum features three of our science staff highlighting the importance of critical projects like CEPP to Everglades restoration. Initiated in 2011 under an expedited timeline, state and federal agencies developed the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP) focused on the core Everglades—the heart of the ecosystem that has been most impacted by … Read More

Got Trout? Spotted seatrout vanishing from Florida Bay

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

One of the most sought-after sport fish throughout Florida, the spotted seatrout (Cynoscion nebulosus) is the second most commonly caught fish in Florida Bay, comprising a significant portion of the coastal Everglades recreational fishing industry worth $880 million annually. Yet, over the last few months, reports from fishing guides and a study by the National … Read More

Keys Restoration Forum: Linking the Everglades to the Florida Keys

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

The health of Florida Bay, the Florida Keys and the Florida Reef is directly tied to the health of America’s Everglades. This was the focus of discussion at the Everglades Law Center’s (ELC) “Keys Restoration Forum” on June 16 at the Murray Nelson Government Center in Key Largo. Three experts spoke on different aspects of … Read More

Everglades Foundation at the Inaugural NAPPS conference

Friday, May 29, 2015

This month, the Everglades Foundation became a founding partner and member of the board of directors of the North American Partnership for Phosphorus Sustainability (NAPPS). NAPPS was created by a team of phosphorus researchers from Arizona State University to actively engage and promote sustainable phosphorus-handling practices in both the public and private sectors. On May 18 – … Read More

Everglades Foundation seeks proposals to manage $10 million Science Prize

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

The Everglades Foundation announced today that it is seeking a Prize Administration Firm to assist with the development and implementation of The Grand Challenge – a $10 million science prize. The selected firm will have expertise in project management and prize competitions. The selected firm will collaborate with the Everglades Foundation, partners, technical experts, scientists, … Read More