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THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF ECOLOGICAL RESTORATION

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

BY DR. ANDREW STAINBACK We receive many important benefits from natural ecosystems. These benefits include raw materials, climate regulation, protection from natural disasters, recreation, pharmaceuticals, and many others. However, ecosystems throughout the world have been degraded by human exploitation and conversion to other uses. While historically these changes have led to economic growth and development, … Read More

Everglades Foundation Reacts to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Testimony to Congress on Toxic Discharges from Lake Okeechobee

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Palmetto Bay, Fla. – Eric Eikenberg, CEO of The Everglades Foundation, today issued the following statement in reaction to testimony yesterday by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ national leadership before the U.S. House of Representatives Transportation and Infrastructure Committee. The Army Corps admitted to willfully and knowingly releasing toxic water containing cyanobacteria and harmful algal … Read More

THE EVERGLADES FOUNDATION STATEMENT ON GOVERNOR DESANTIS SIGNING FY2019-20 BUDGET

Friday, June 21, 2019

Palmetto Bay, Fla. – The Everglades Foundation today released the following statement, attributable to Eric Eikenberg, CEO of the Everglades Foundation, regarding Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signing the Fiscal Year 2019-20 budget. “The funding in this budget will have a far-reaching positive impact throughout the Sunshine State, and we have Florida Governor Ron DeSantis and the … Read More

House Appropriations Committee OKs $200 Million for Everglades Restoration for FY 20

Friday, May 24, 2019

Palmetto Bay, Fla. (May 21, 2019) – Eric Eikenberg, CEO of The Everglades Foundation, has issued the following statement applauding the actions of the House Appropriations Committee for passage of a spending bill that includes $200 million in funding to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for Everglades restoration: “The House Appropriations Committee today took … Read More