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Statement of Everglades Foundation on Governor’s Budget Proposal

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

For Immediate Release January 30, 2019 Contact Rebecca Rose, 786.231.1687, rrose@evergladesfoundation.org Statement of Everglades Foundation on Governor’s Budget Proposal “It’s up to us to tell the Legislature to Follow the Governor’s Lead” FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla— Everglades Foundation CEO Eric Eikenberg has issued the following statement in reaction to the budget recommendation issued yesterday by Governor … Read More

Florida: Republican ‘green governor’ seeks to reverse predecessor’s legacy

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Richard Luscombe, The Guardian Barely a week after positioning himself as the new champion of Florida’s polluted waterways and beaches, the new Republican governor, Ron DeSantis, is facing an early test of the environmental credentials that have put him at odds with his predecessor, Rick Scott. DeSantis has called for the mass resignation of Scott’s … Read More

J.McLaughlin Announces Second Collaboration with The Everglades Foundation

Monday, January 21, 2019

For Immediate Release: Media Contact: Anne Randell J.McLaughlin arandell@jmclaughlin.com  J.McLaughlin Announces Second Collaboration with The Everglades Foundation  New York, New York – January 21, 2019– J.McLaughlin is pleased to announce its second collaboration with The Everglades Foundation, a Florida-based nonprofit that is committed to restoring and protecting America’s Everglades. Since its founding in 1993, The … Read More

Groups say funding executive order is crucial to Florida’s ailing waters

Sunday, January 20, 2019

Chad Gillis, Fort Myers News-Press Environmental groups say a recent $2.5 billion executive order may sound expensive but not addressing Florida’s ailing waterways actually costs more. Gov. Ron DeSantis last week issued the order, which, if executed, will fund water quality projects not included in Everglades restoration plans. Calusa Waterkeeper John Cassani pointed to a 2015 … Read More

Gov. DeSantis gets taste of water board’s contempt for the public

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Sun Sentinel Editorial Board “It is not fit that you sit here any longer… you shall now give place to better men.” — Oliver Cromwell to Parliament, January 1654 It was a breathtaking act of hubris when the governing board of the South Florida Water Management District insulted Ron DeSantis, two days after he won … Read More

John Marshall Everglades Interns 2019 Capstone Projects

Wednesday, January 2, 2019

2019 John Marshall Everglades Internship Capstone Project Examples: Science Communications Intern (2 openings): 1) Manage the creation of the Science Insider Magazine. The intern manages, edits, and coordinates the projection of this science based magazine used to promote the good work of the Foundation’s science team. An example of last year’s Science Insider can be … Read More

ForEverglades Naples 2018

Thursday, November 29, 2018

FOREVERGLADES NAPLES 2018 THANK YOU TO ALL WHO HELPED MAKE THIS EVENT SUCH A MARVELOUS SUCCESS! On Thursday, November 15th, roughly 300 guests came together as a community to celebrate and support our beloved Everglades ecosystem. We can’t thank you enough for joining us at the annual event and making it the most successful ForEverglades Naples benefit … Read More

Everglades Foundation irate that sugar lease extended on reservoir land

Monday, November 19, 2018

By Seán Kinane, WMNF Radio A reservoir that will clean polluted water coming from Lake Okeechobee and send it toward the Everglades instead of directing dirty water toward the coasts may be delayed because of a recent, controversial decision; last week the land where the reservoir is supposed to be built had its lease to a major sugar … Read More

Public Snubbed as Water Management District Rushes Key Decisions

Monday, November 19, 2018

Treasure Coast Newspapers Editorial Board, TCPalm Earlier this month, the South Florida Water Management District quickly and quietly passed two monumental measures that could have a huge impact on water quality in our region and beyond. You probably didn’t hear much about it beforehand. We’re wondering if that was by design. On Nov. 8, the … Read More