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FLORIDA CAN’T WAIT: Investing Now in Everglades Restoration Saves Billions and Brings Much Needed Relief to South Florida

Monday, September 7, 2020

When it comes to investing in Everglades restoration, Washington seems about to meet its responsibilities to share the cost with the State of Florida. It’s a good decision. Consider the returns from Washington’s investing now in Everglades restoration: Economists calculate that the massive public works projects called for as part of Everglades restoration will create … Read More

Biscayne Bay Hypoxia and Fish Kill

Thursday, August 20, 2020

Biscayne Bay Hypoxia and Fish Kills The hypoxia (a deficiency of oxygen in water) and fish kills reported in upper Biscayne Bay last week are an increasingly common occurrence in our shallow coastal bays.  The magnitude of this fish kill and its proximity to such a large human population is a big reason why this … Read More

Everglades Foundation Statement on Governor DeSantis Signing FY20-21 Budget with Funding for the Environment & Water Resources

Monday, June 29, 2020

For Immediate Release Monday, June 29, 2020   Contact Dr. Steve Davis, 979.571.4739, sdavis@evergladesfoundation.org Kelsey Swithers, 941.400.8183, kelsey@bascomllc.com   Everglades Foundation Statement on Governor DeSantis Signing FY20-21 Budget with Funding for the Environment & Water Resources   Palmetto Bay, Fla. – The Everglades Foundation today released the following statement, attributed to its CEO Eric Eikenberg, thanking Florida Governor Ron … Read More

The Everglades Foundation welcomes Donna Hall to Board of Directors

Monday, June 29, 2020

PALMETTO BAY, Fla (June 18, 2020) – The Everglades Foundation today announced that Donna S. Hall, a civic leader and philanthropist, has been named to the board of directors of the organization. “Donna Hall is a highly regarded leader whose talents have been recognized by many organizations in Florida, Kentucky and Washington, D.C.,” said Carlos … Read More

EVERGLADES RESERVOIR JEOPARDIZED BY “INEXCUSABLE BUREAUCRACY”

Saturday, May 16, 2020

PALMETTO BAY, FLA., (May 15) – The Everglades Reservoir project—among Governor Ron DeSantis’ most important priorities and a critical component of Everglades restoration—is in jeopardy once again, but The Everglades Foundation is having none of it. “Mind-numbing bureaucracy and red tape cannot stand in the way of restoring the Everglades and protecting the economy of America’s third-largest state,” … Read More