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Everglades Foundation Reacts to DeSantis Environmental Agenda

Thursday, January 10, 2019

“At his Inaugural, we heard the poetry; today, the Governor laid out the prose” BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. – Everglades Foundation CEO Eric Eikenberg has issued the following statement in reaction to Governor Ron DeSantis’ Executive Order and news conference outlining the details of his environmental agenda: “At his Inaugural, we heard the poetry; today, the … Read More

Congress Votes to Rename Hobe Sound Wildlife Refuge for Nathaniel Reed

Friday, December 21, 2018

Contact Rebecca Rose, rrose@evergladesfoundation.org, 757.268.5429 Congress Votes to Rename Hobe Sound Wildlife Refuge for Nathaniel Reed Environmental Giant Helped Found the Everglades Foundation Palmetto Bay, Fla. — Both Houses of Congress today approved S. 3456, a measure sponsored by Sen. Bill Nelson to redesignate the Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge as the “Nathaniel P. Reed … Read More

Cerabino opinion: Florida gives sugar company sweet deal after midterm done

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

The biggest voting outrage story last week in Florida was not Tuesday’s midterm election. And Gov. Rick Scott, who has been carrying on for days about his imaginary victimhood in South Florida voting, is actually better cast as a perp in a consequential, South Florida vote that has been buried by the news of the … Read More

CEO Responds to SFWMD’s Post-Election Day Doublecross of Florida Citizens

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Eric Eikenberg Response to Fernandez Statement on Water Management District’s Post-Election Day Doublecross of Florida Citizens “With no prior notice, the Water Management District has today walled off the site of the intended Everglades Reservoir for the benefit of Florida Crystals. “Far from allowing ‘immediate reservoir site work to proceed,’ Mr. Fernandez has signed away … Read More