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Foundation Science

Foundation scientists present at the National Conference on Ecosystem Restoration

Monday, August 12, 2013

Everglades Foundation scientists Dr. Stephen Davis, Wetland Ecologist and Aida Arik, Ecological Engineer, attended the National Conference on Ecosystem Restoration (NCER) in Schaumburg, Illinois—just west of Chicago. Davis and Arik presented papers on the role of science in developing the plan for Central Everglades restoration and the need for restoring the heart of the Everglades … Read More

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

Foundation Scientist Returns to Alma Mater for Howard Hughes Seminar

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Everglades Foundation wetland ecologist, Dr. Stephen Davis, recently returned to his scientific roots at Georgetown College, where he received his B.S. degree in Biology and Environmental Science. He was invited by his alma mater to present a distinguished seminar to the Science Program at the small Liberal Arts college in central Kentucky as part of … Read More

Students working on Everglades topics awarded EF 2012 scholarships

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Our science department is proud to announce the award of two scholarships: one at a $15,000 level to a PhD student, Danielle Watts (University of Florida), and one at a $5,000 level to a Master student, Jessica Lee (Florida International University). The scholarships are awarded annually to students working on research projects related to Everglades … Read More

Everglades Scientists Gather in the Colorado Rockies

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

From September 9th to 14th, I was among a contingency of Everglades scientists that attended the Long-Term Ecological Research program’s All-Scientists Meeting (LTER ASM) in Estes Park, Colorado — home to the vast and scenic Rocky Mountain National Park. The LTER ASM is a triennial gathering of ecologists, social scientists, science educators, and science communicators … Read More