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Analysis: How seriously will Legislature ‘consider’ U.S. Sugar land buy?

Sunday, March 8, 2015

By Tyler Treadway – TCPALM You’d think Tallahassee would be in a flurry of activity over one paragraph in the 143-page report the University of Florida Water Initiative released Monday. On page 102, UF scientists — tasked with finding ways to send excess Lake Okeechobee water south to the Everglades to stop discharges east to the St. … Read More

EVERGLADES FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES EVENT HOST BRYANT GUMBEL AND SPECIAL GUEST SUSIE ESSMAN FOR 10th ANNUAL FOREVERGLADES BENEFIT

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Palmetto Bay, Florida (January 13, 2015) – The Everglades Foundation announced today that award winning television journalist Bryant Gumbel will serve as host for the 10th Annual ForEverglades Benefit at The Breakers Palm Beach on Saturday, February 14, 2015.   Adding to Gumbel as the evening’s emcee, special guest and comedian Susie Essman, known 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

Everglades Foundation scientist uses Google Hangout to teach 5th graders about Everglades

Monday, June 9, 2014

By Vivian Miller Mark Winston, an elementary school teacher at Quaker Ridge Elementary in Scarsdale, New York assigns his class a critical thinking project every two weeks. In late February, the assigned topic was “Everglades Forever?” The topic prompted students in Winston’s 5th grade class to contact Everglades Foundation vice chair, Mary Barley. They emailed her … Read More

Dr. Diana Barrett appointed to the board of directors of Everglades Foundation

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Palmetto Bay, Florida – Dr. Diana Barrett, President and Founder of The Fledgling Fund, has been appointed to the board of directors of Everglades Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to restoring and protecting America’s Everglades. “I am extremely pleased to join the Everglades Foundation board which has become an important voice in advocating for America’s … Read More

Dr. Maurice R. Ferré appointed to the board of directors

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Palmetto Bay, Florida – Dr. Maurice Ferré, a prominent Florida business leader, entrepreneur, and co-founder of MAKO Surgical Corp., has been appointed to the board of directors of the Everglades Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting and restoring America’s Everglades. “I am extremely pleased to join the Everglades Foundation board which has become an … Read More

Everglades Foundation Announces 2014 Fellowship & Scholarship Opportunities

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Today, the Everglades Foundation announced the opening of its 2014 fellowship and scholarship cycle. Students conducting graduate-level research on Everglades topics are eligible. For a full list of requirements, visit: https://evergladesfoundation.org/opportunities/fellowships-scholarships/ To date, the Everglades Foundation has awarded over $400,000 in science-based fellowships and scholarships to students working on Everglades issues in the areas of science, … Read More

Jensen Beach High School students travel to 2014 Everglades Coalition Conference, blog about their experiences

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

The 29th Annual Everglades Coalition Conference took place from January 9th to January 11th in Naples, Florida this year. While this is the largest annual conference dedicated to discussing restoration, scientific research and projects as they relate to the Everglades–this year was a little different for the Everglades Foundation. Among the conference’s 250 attendees was … Read More

Celebrate our 20th Anniversary: Florida Bay Forever is here

Friday, December 6, 2013

If you love the Florida Keys for sport fishing, diving, boating, seafood or sunsets, you know the magic of Florida Bay. Tourists from around the world and residents of South Florida cherish the bay for its scenic beauty. This valuable and vulnerable resource is home to remarkable birds, fish and other sea life, and depends … Read More

#GivingTuesday: Supporting the restoration of America’s Everglades

Friday, November 29, 2013

How will you give back on December 3rd?Celebrate #GivingTuesday with us! You’ve heard of Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday… This December, we are proud to join the #GivingTuesday movement in its effort to create a national day of giving. The second annual Giving Tuesday will take place for 24 hours on December 3, 2013. … Read More