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Dedication of the Nathaniel P. Reed Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Board members and staff from The Everglades Foundation in attendance at the April 17, 2019 dedication ceremony for the Nathaniel P. Reed Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge. From left: Dr. Steve Davis, Joe Duke, Carlos de la Cruz, Jr., Gary Lickle, Shannon Estenoz, Mary Barley, John Keller, Dr. Jim Kushlan, Nancy De Lisi, and Eric … Read More

The Floridian Flamingo

Monday, May 20, 2019

YOU’VE SEEN THEM EVERYWHERE ADORNING FLOWER BEDS AND POOLS, GRACING NEON SIGNS AND GLASSES, PEEKING OUT FROM DRESSES AND SHIRTS THE ICON OF THE TROPICS BY DR. RUSCENA WIEDERHOLT The mere mention of this wading bird conjures up images of white sand beaches and aqua blue water. While flamingo depictions have never strayed far from … Read More

Everglades Foundation Statement on FY2019-20 General Appropriations Act

Friday, May 3, 2019

For Immediate Release   Contact Sarah Bascom, 850.294.6636, sarah@bascomllc.com Kelsey Swithers, 941.400.8183, kelsey@bascomllc.com   Everglades Foundation Statement on FY2019-20 General Appropriations Act Palmetto Bay, Fla. – As Florida lawmakers consider and debate the General Appropriations Act (GAA) for Fiscal Year 2019-2020 in preparation for passage tomorrow, marking the end of the 2019 Legislative Session, the Everglades Foundation CEO … Read More

EARTH DAY 2019

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

EARTH DAY 2019 Yesterday, The Everglades Foundation celebrated Earth Day 2019 with an action-packed schedule, full of interactive activities and exciting announcements. Here’s what happened yesterday, and the day that led up to one of the most important days of our calendar year: Miami Super Bowl Host Committee Launches Super Bowl LIV Environmental Initiative Ocean to … Read More

George Barley Water Prize Receives National Platform

Monday, April 22, 2019

George Barley Water Prize Receives National Platform On April 9, 2019, Dr. Steve Davis, The Everglades Foundation’s Senior Ecologist and Acting Director of Communications, presented on the “Building Confidence in Communities: Stemming the nutrient tide” panel at the Environmental Council of the States (ECOS) meeting in Washington, D.C.  ECOS is an exclusive gathering of environmental … Read More

LACOSTE CELEBRATES LONG-STANDING RELATIONSHIP WITH THE EVERGLADES FOUNDATION AND TEASES NEW COLLABORATION 

Monday, April 22, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE    THIS EARTH DAY, LACOSTE CELEBRATES LONG-STANDING RELATIONSHIP WITH THE EVERGLADES FOUNDATION AND TEASES NEW COLLABORATION  American Crocodile Photo By: Brian Call MIAMI (April 22, 2019) – From water quality studies, to in-store educational displays, to restoration initiatives of threatened species and more, The Everglades Foundation’s long-standing relationship with LACOSTE has been integral … Read More

The Vanishing and Rematerializing Butterflies of South Florida

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

THE MIAMI BLUE The Miami blue, a beautiful silver and blue butterfly, has been flitting along the edge of extinction for decades. This Florida subspecies, endangered at both the federal and state level, started declining in the 1980s and 90s. It was once found as far north as St. Petersburg and Daytona in tropical hardwood … Read More

Experts at NaplesNEXT say we can solve SWFL water quality crisis

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Hannah Vogel, WinkNews Two sights that became all too common in Southwest Florida were vibrant blue-green algae clogging up freshwater canals and dead fish washing up on our shores from red tide. Experts visiting Collier County for the NaplesNEXT Ideas Festival said we can fix our water quality crisis with easy solutions. “This cannot become … Read More

The Everglades Foundation Responds to Concerns About the Aquatic Herbicide Spraying Program In Florida

Thursday, January 31, 2019

The Everglades Foundation Responds to Concerns About the Aquatic Herbicide Spraying Program In Florida MIAMI, Fla. – “Anything to do with the quality of water in Lake Okeechobee is of deep concern to The Everglades Foundation.  Our scientists are concerned over possible effects of glysophate in Lake Okeechobee, and are collaborating with the University of Florida to … Read More