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Press Release: The Everglades Foundation Asks McConnell to Schedule Reservoir Vote

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

For Immediate Release Wednesday, August 8, 2018 The Everglades Foundation Asks McConnell to Schedule Reservoir Vote “Florida is Being Ravaged by a Perennial Algae Crisis,” Eikenberg Asserts; “We Cannot Afford to Wait any Longer” Fort Myers, Fla. – The Everglades Foundation today released a letter it sent this morning to U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch … Read More

The Everglades Foundation Mourns the Loss of Karl Wickstrom, Former Board Member and Everglades Advocate

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

The Everglades Foundation today remembers Karl Wickstrom, a former member of the board and a longtime advocate of Everglades restoration. Karl, founder of Florida Sportsman magazine, was a champion of clean water and the angling community. The Foundation extends its condolences to his family. “Karl Wickstrom’s passion for America’s Everglades and the protection of Florida’s estuaries, waterways and fisheries was legendary. … Read More

Vote “No” on the 836 Expressway Extension

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

The Everglades Foundation opposes the proposed extension of the Dolphin Expressway (SR 836) south to Kendall through sensitive environment wetlands. This project, if realized, would impact at least one and as many as four Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan initiatives,  undermining efforts to restore and preserve South Florida’s natural ecosystem, which is vital to flood protection … Read More