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Foundation Science

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

Crocodiles as an indicator of Everglades Restoration Success

Monday, August 18, 2014

On May 27, our Wetland Ecologist Dr. Stephen Davis presented a paper at the 23rd Working Meeting of the Crocodile Specialist Group (CSG) in Lake Charles, LA. The annual CSG meeting is in association with the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and sponsored by several zoos and key crocodilian conservation organizations such … Read More

Everglades Foundation scientist uses Google Hangout to teach 5th graders about Everglades

Monday, June 9, 2014

By Vivian Miller Mark Winston, an elementary school teacher at Quaker Ridge Elementary in Scarsdale, New York assigns his class a critical thinking project every two weeks. In late February, the assigned topic was “Everglades Forever?” The topic prompted students in Winston’s 5th grade class to contact Everglades Foundation vice chair, Mary Barley. They emailed her … Read More

Everglades restoration and sea level rise

Monday, June 9, 2014

By Dr. Stephen Davis The topic of sea level rise and its impact on south Florida landscapes is becoming commonplace in the media. This is due in part to the devastation from super storm Sandy in 2012, the increased frequency of “king tide” flood events in low-lying developed areas of south Florida, and scientific reports such … Read More

Everglades Foundation Announces 2014 Fellowship & Scholarship Opportunities

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Today, the Everglades Foundation announced the opening of its 2014 fellowship and scholarship cycle. Students conducting graduate-level research on Everglades topics are eligible. For a full list of requirements, visit: https://evergladesfoundation.org/opportunities/fellowships-scholarships/ To date, the Everglades Foundation has awarded over $400,000 in science-based fellowships and scholarships to students working on Everglades issues in the areas of science, … Read More