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THE NATURE OF FLORIDA’S ECONOMY

Monday, November 11, 2019

BY DR. ANDREW STAINBACK FLORIDA’S ECONOMY RECENTLY HIT AN IMPORTANT MILESTONE WITH ITS GROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCT (GDP) SURPASSING $1 TRILLION – AND THE STATE’S ECONOMY CONTINUES TO GROW… According to the latest report from Florida’s Legislative Office of Economic and Demographic Research1, in 2018 the state’s economy grew slightly faster than the national average (3.5% … Read More

The Everglades Foundation Kicks off Ocean To Everglades in Style  

Monday, October 7, 2019

    Thursday night was abuzz, as a group of committed environmentalists gathered together at Brightline’s state-of-the-art Virgin MiamiCentral station, to celebrate Ocean To Everglades (O2E), a Miami Super Bowl Host Committee initiative that’s determined to preserve the natural environment of Florida before, during and after the upcoming 54thSuper Bowl, eleven of which have been … Read More

WINGED CREATURES OF THE NIGHT

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

BY DR. RUSCENA WIEDERHOLT Blood sucking, nighttime creatures of horror that attack unsuspecting victims deep asleep… nothing makes your hair stand on end like the idea of a vampire lurking in a dark alley, or a swarm of bats streaming from an underground inferno. The shadowy world of vampires flourishes in novels and movies but … 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

Gator MANG – Mang Gear X The Everglades Foundation

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

For the month of August, MANG is collaborating with The Everglades Foundation in an effort to bring awareness to the issues that have plagued America’s Everglades for decades. As a science based organization, The Everglades Foundation focuses on Four main pillars; Science, Education Advocacy and Innovation. All of these are integrated together to solve Florida’s … Read More

THE ROSE-TINTED FUTURE

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

BY DR. RUSCENA WIEDERHOLT “The generally accepted rule is pink for the boys, and blue for the girls. The reason is that pink, being a more decided and stronger color, is more suitable for the boy, while blue, which is more delicate and dainty, is prettier for the girl,” states a 1918 trade magazine. In the … Read More

Foundation Staff Attends ICAST 2019 in Orlando

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Last week, The Everglades Foundation attended the 62nd  International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades (ICAST) at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL.  Touted as the sportfishing industry’s largest trade show, ICAST “is the premier showcase for the latest innovations in fishing gear, accessories and apparel.”  And as the fishing and boating capital of the … Read More

INTERN BLOG SERIES – WEEK 7 & 8

Thursday, July 11, 2019

This is it! Our internship experience is coming to an end. We’ve spent the last 8 weeks exploring the Everglades, sharing stories, laughter, and marl-filled shoes. Together, we’ve had several wacky experiences like being bitten to the bone by bugs and hastily preparing lunches in the middle of cypress domes. This internship opened our eyes … Read More

2019 INTERN BLOG SERIES – WEEK 6

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

  Week 6 is now complete, and our internship experience has flown by! It feels like it was only yesterday that we walked into the office for the first time, but we’ll be graduating soon- and what a time we’ve had! Currently, my primary project is to translate our internship experience into a video that’ll … Read More