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BREAKING NEWS: CONGRESS POISED TO FULLY FUND EVERGLADES RESTORATION

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

CONGRESS POISED TO FULLY FUND EVERGLADES RESTORATION House and Senate Appropriators Agree on $200M Funding Package for Everglades PALMETTO BAY, Fla. (December 17) –Eric Eikenberg, CEO of The Everglades Foundation, has issued the following statement in response to the funding agreement reached by House and Senate appropriators as part of the year-end spending deal to … Read More

Everglades Foundation Sponsors Biscayne Bay Round Table

Thursday, November 7, 2019

On Friday, November 1st, The Everglades Foundation welcomed the new month with a riveting discussion surrounding the state of south Florida’s iconic Biscayne Bay, at the Miami Chamber of Commerce panel, Resilient H20: The Business of Restoring Biscayne Bay.   Moderated by Irela Bagué, President of Bagué Group and the Co-Vice Chair of the Greater … Read More

Sip & Shops Continue in Support of Everglades Restoration

Friday, September 27, 2019

By Edyna Garcia-Miguez | September 27th, 2019 Last night, The Everglades Foundation’s longstanding partner, J.McLaughlin, hosted yet another successful Sip & Shop event at their Miami retail location in support of the Foundation and its efforts to restore and protect a valued American treasure. With 15% of the proceeds benefitting the Foundation, the evening consisted of an … Read More

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