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2019 INTERN BLOG SERIES – WEEK 5

Monday, June 24, 2019

  We began our week driving up to West Palm Beach to have lunch with board member Nancy Marshall. Now that we’re in our fifth week, our projects are really starting to come together and we were excited to share our experiences and projects with Mrs. Marshall in between bites of burgers and fries. Luis, … Read More

2019 INTERN BLOG SERIES – WEEK 4

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

We’ve concluded our fourth week and are halfway through the John Marshall Everglades Internship! This week we focused heavily on advancing our individual projects, and on Thursday, we attended a South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) Governing Board monthly meeting which focused on Everglades restoration projects. We were given the opportunity to deliver a brief … Read More

2019 INTERN BLOG SERIES – WEEK 3

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Three weeks have come and gone, but not without several whimsical adventures! This past Monday and Tuesday were a blur of meetings, project work, and planning for our multi-destination expedition on Wednesday. During our expedition, we visited the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge – a name that has become familiar to us in … Read More

2019 INTERN BLOG SERIES – WEEK 2

Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Due to the Memorial Day weekend, we began our week on Tuesday with internship headshots and an Everglades 101 discussion led by Dr. Kristie Wendelberger. During the discussion, we took a deeper look at the causes of Everglades degradation and how the Foundation works to protect and restore it. In particular, I was drawn to … Read More

EVERGLADES FOUNDATION SCIENCE FEATURED AT GEER CONFERENCE

Monday, June 3, 2019

Foundation scientists Drs. Yogesh Kahre and Rajendra Paudel take a break between talks at the Greater Everglades Ecosystem Restoration conference to catch up with a colleague.   The Everglades Foundation’s science team attended this year’s Greater Everglades Ecosystem Research (GEER) conference in Coral Springs, FL from April 23-25, 2019. The GEER conference is a biennial … Read More

2019 INTERN BLOG SERIES – WEEK 1

Saturday, May 25, 2019

And we’re off!! Hello! We’d like to introduce ourselves as the 2019 John Marshall Everglades Interns! We’re extremely blessed and excited to be working with the Foundation, learning more about all facets of Everglades restoration. My name is Natalia Turkel and I am the Digital Communications intern, blogging on behalf of us four. Joined with … Read More

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

BY DR. RUSCENA WIEDERHOLT 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… The mere mention of this wading bird conjures up images of white sand beaches and aquablue water. While amingo depictions have neverstrayed far from Florida, the history of the … 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