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Everglades Foundation partners with National Park Service to restore Cape Sable

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Today the Everglades Foundation announced a $143,000 grant to the National Park Service which will pay for 50 percent of the cost of an environmental assessment of canals that are harming the ecosystem of Cape Sable. In the 1920s, several canals were dredged to drain the cape’s interior marshes for agriculture and development. Today, salt … Read More

Everglades literacy at Fee-Free Family P.L.A.Y Day hosted by Deering Estate at Cutler Bay

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

On Saturday, August 16th the Everglades Foundation participated in the Deering Estate at Cutler’s Fee-Free Family P.L.A.Y Day, an event series created to honor partner organizations and the community. The August event focused on teachers and environmental educators, providing a perfect opportunity to educate attendees about our new Everglades Literacy initiative. Guests were invited to … Read More

Crocodiles as an indicator of Everglades Restoration Success

Monday, August 18, 2014

On May 27, our Wetland Ecologist Dr. Stephen Davis presented a paper at the 23rd Working Meeting of the Crocodile Specialist Group (CSG) in Lake Charles, LA. The annual CSG meeting is in association with the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and sponsored by several zoos and key crocodilian conservation organizations such … Read More

Support while you shop!

Friday, August 1, 2014

The Everglades Foundation will receive a portion of the purchase price* when you shop at smile.amazon.com from the AmazonSmile Foundation, at no cost to you. It’s a simple and automatic way for you to support America’s Everglades every time you shop. * 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible AmazonSmile purchases.   Amazon and … Read More

Restoration Progress in the Western Everglades

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

By Eric Eikenberg On June 11th, Everglades Foundation board member Ellin Goetz and I had the privilege of touring the Picayune Strand restoration project located in eastern Collier County. Joined by our partners at the Florida Wildlife Federation, we saw firsthand the ongoing efforts to return this beautiful piece of Florida back to its natural … Read More