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Everglades Foundation congratulates Sally Jewell on her Senate confirmation as Secretary of Dept. of Interior

Thursday, April 11, 2013

“We congratulate Sally Jewell on her Senate confirmation as Secretary of the Department of Interior. Her strong bi-partisan support is a reflection of her ability to work closely with both the business community and those who care deeply about America’s environment. We will work closely with Secretary Jewell to assist in the Department’s continuing effort … Read More

Jerry Seinfeld’s comic genius thrills audience at 2013 ForEverglades Palm Beach

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Seinfeld joined by NBC Today host Willie Geist and a rock-the-house performance by ZZ Top at the Palm Beach event that raised more than $2 million for Everglades Restoration Palm Beach, Florida – Jerry Seinfeld’s comic genius was on full display for an exclusive performance for more than 600 guests at the eighth annual ForEverglades … Read More

Everglades advocacy highlights

Friday, January 18, 2013

Everglades Coalition ConferenceJanuary 10th-13th, 2013  The 28th Annual Everglades Coalition Conference kicked off on Thursday,  January 10th in Coral Gables. The conference is the largest annual forum for discussion of Everglades conservation and restoration topics. “The Everglades Foundation was pleased to host the 28th Annual Everglades Coalition Conference at the Biltmore Hotel. It was a … Read More

Miss Florida 2012: On Education and the Everglades

Friday, December 21, 2012

Guest blogger, Miss Florida 2012, Laura McKeeman You don’t truly understand the phrase “River of Grass” until you are surrounded by it, engulfed in it and utterly amazed by it. The River of Grass is like the golden hair of a monstrous, ever-changing, always moving, steadily breathing animal. It is vast and peppered with personality.  … Read More

Two rivers, two stories

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Earlier this month, we had the opportunity to tour two historic South Florida rivers with two very different stories: the Kissimmee River and the Caloosahatchee. The Kissimmee River is one of the success stories of Everglades restoration. During the 1960’s, this meandering river was channelized and straightened in an effort to prevent seasonal flooding. It … Read More

Campanas + LACOSTE Release Limited Edition Tee to Benefit Everglades

Thursday, December 6, 2012

LACOSTE will launch a limited edition T-shirt designed by The Campana Brothers from Brazil to benefit the Everglades Foundation at the upcoming edition of Art Basel Miami Beach. The T-shirts both feature prints of the Campanas signature ‘Sushi’ swirls of crocodile logos, which were introduced on this year’s LACOSTE Holiday Collector Series polos. All proceeds … Read More

ForEverglades Miami makes its debut

Friday, November 16, 2012

The Everglades Foundation’s ForEverglades Benefit made its debut in Miami last night, complete with special guests, a musical performance and a proclamation for Everglades Foundation Day On November 15, 2012 we held our first-ever Miami version of our annual ForEverglades Benefit. It was a packed house at the Alhambra Room of the historic Biltmore Hotel … Read More

Foundation Scientist Returns to Alma Mater for Howard Hughes Seminar

Thursday, November 15, 2012

Everglades Foundation wetland ecologist, Dr. Stephen Davis, recently returned to his scientific roots at Georgetown College, where he received his B.S. degree in Biology and Environmental Science. He was invited by his alma mater to present a distinguished seminar to the Science Program at the small Liberal Arts college in central Kentucky as part of … Read More

Everglades Tour Season Kicks off

Friday, October 26, 2012

By Vivian Miller, Director of Everglades Education & Outreach   Every year, the Everglades Foundation works to educate policy makers and opinion leaders about the importance of restoring the Everglades ecosystem, the source of water for one out of three Floridians. To some people, it may seem like Florida has one season: sunny. Florida’s lush … Read More

Students working on Everglades topics awarded EF 2012 scholarships

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Our science department is proud to announce the award of two scholarships: one at a $15,000 level to a PhD student, Danielle Watts (University of Florida), and one at a $5,000 level to a Master student, Jessica Lee (Florida International University). The scholarships are awarded annually to students working on research projects related to Everglades … Read More