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Everglades Foundation Reacts to Senate Passage of Reservoir Bill

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

For Immediate Release October 10, 2018 Contact Rebecca Rose 786-231-1687 rrose@evergaladesfoundation.org Everglades Foundation Reacts to Senate Passage of Reservoir Bill “A victory by the people of Florida, who put their collective feet down and said, ‘Enough!’” Palmetto Bay, FL – October 10, 2018 –The Everglades Foundation issued the following statement from its CEO, Eric Eikenberg, … Read More

Everglades Foundation Scientists Confirm Link Between Red Tide and Polluted Discharges from Lake Okeechobee

Thursday, October 4, 2018

For Immediate Release October 4, 2018 Contact Rebecca Rose, 786.231.1687, rrose@evergladesfoundation.org Everglades Foundation Scientists Confirm Link Between Red Tide and Polluted Discharges from Lake Okeechobee Phosphorus and nitrogen from agricultural runoff is main culprit; Lake Okeechobee discharges that cause blue-green algae also “feed and sustain” red tide Palmetto Bay, Fla. — Discharges of phosphorus- and … Read More

Statement from CEO Eric Eikenberg on the SR 836 Extension Vote

Friday, September 28, 2018

For Immediate Release Contact Rebecca Rose, rrose@evergladesfoundation.org, 305.251.0001 STATEMENT FROM CEO ERIC EIKENBERG ON THE SR 836 EXTENSION VOTE Palmetto Bay, Fla. — We are disappointed that the Miami Dade County Commission voted to approve the SR 836 Extension today given the lack of transparency and clarity for the public about the scope and impacts … Read More

Everglades Teacher Symposium: Everglades Round-Up

Friday, August 31, 2018

The inaugural Everglades Teacher Symposium: Everglades Round-Up was a wild success! Over 80 participants from seven counties statewide, who represented 43 different schools, filled the room at Ron Bergeron’s Green Glades West Ranch in Weston, Florida, on July 17, 2018. The Everglades Foundation in partnership with FAU Pine Jog Environmental Education Center and with the … Read More

John Marshall Everglades Intern Week 6 Blog 2: Orchid Poaching, intern style

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Week 6 Blog 2: Orchid Poaching, Intern Style One of the sawgrass prairies in Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park. Thursday was a welcome change of pace starting with a brutal morning routine at 5:00 a.m. (I’m more of a night owl myself). We met with Fakahatchee Strand’s Park Biologist Mike Owen, who gave us a … Read More

John Marshall Interns 2018 Week 6, Blog 1: Office Shenanigans

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Week 6, Blog 1: Office Shenanigans Left to right: Natalie, Cady, Zion, and Bella busy at work on their individual projects. This week has marked the close of our many fun adventures as we settled down in the office to work on our projects. Our only break was a trip to Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State … Read More

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