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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

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