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EVERGLADES RESERVOIR JEOPARDIZED BY “INEXCUSABLE BUREAUCRACY”

Saturday, May 16, 2020

PALMETTO BAY, FLA., (May 15) – The Everglades Reservoir project—among Governor Ron DeSantis’ most important priorities and a critical component of Everglades restoration—is in jeopardy once again, but The Everglades Foundation is having none of it. “Mind-numbing bureaucracy and red tape cannot stand in the way of restoring the Everglades and protecting the economy of America’s third-largest state,” … Read More

Everglades Foundation Statement on Army Corps of Engineers’ Decision to Maintain Beneficial Flows to Caloosahatchee River

Monday, March 30, 2020

Palmetto Bay, Fla. – The Everglades Foundation today released the following statement, attributed to its CEO Eric Eikenberg, applauding Colonel Andrew Kelly and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District for their decision to maintain beneficial flows to the Caloosahatchee River. “These freshwater flows will help maintain healthy salinity conditions across the estuary and … Read More

Eric Eikenberg’s Response to the President’s FY 2021 Budget Request for $250M for Everglades Restoration

Monday, February 10, 2020

Response of The Everglades Foundation’s CEO Eric Eikenberg to the President’s FY 2021 Budget Request for $250M for Everglades Restoration Palmetto Bay, Fla. – Eric Eikenberg, CEO of The Everglades Foundation, has issued the following statement in response to President Trump’s FY 2021 budget request for $250 million for continued Everglades restoration projects. “We want to … Read More

BREAKING NEWS: CONGRESS POISED TO FULLY FUND EVERGLADES RESTORATION

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

CONGRESS POISED TO FULLY FUND EVERGLADES RESTORATION House and Senate Appropriators Agree on $200M Funding Package for Everglades PALMETTO BAY, Fla. (December 17) –Eric Eikenberg, CEO of The Everglades Foundation, has issued the following statement in response to the funding agreement reached by House and Senate appropriators as part of the year-end spending deal to … Read More

TEACH – UNDERSTAND – LOVE – CONSERVE

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

LACOSTE has proudly partnered with The Everglades Foundation since 2013 to support, educate, and promote the importance of the threatened Everglades ecosystem. In working through our latest co-branding partnership, we were inspired by a quote from Baba Dioum that states, “In the end, we will conserve only what we love, we will love only what … Read More

THE EVERGLADES CELEBRATES THE 72ND BIRTHDAY OF EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK ALONGSIDE COMMUNITY CHAMPIONS

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

  Sunshine and blue skies greeted students, political dignitaries and community champions as they arrived at Everglades National Park on Friday, December 6, 2019. The occasion? The 72nd anniversary of the park, which was dedicated by President Harry Truman in 1947. In celebration of this major anniversary, The Everglades Foundation, in partnership with the Miami … Read More

A Friday With Fellows & Frazer

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

  The Everglades Foundation provides fellowships and scholarships to support graduate research students actively pursuing the development of innovative scientific methods to advance our understanding of and support the restoration of America’s Everglades. This year, we received 19 applications to the ForEverglades Fellowship & Scholarship Program and we were able to award 9 graduate students … Read More

Everglades Foundation Statement on Governor DeSantis’ Budget Proposal for FY 2020-2021

Monday, November 18, 2019

Everglades Foundation Statement on Governor DeSantis’ Budget Proposal for FY 2020-2021  Palmetto Bay, Fla. – The Everglades Foundation CEO Eric Eikenberg today released the following statement regarding Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’ budget proposal for Fiscal Year 2020-21. “Governor DeSantis is a true environmental leader who recognizes the importance of preserving our one-of-a-kind Everglades and the important … Read More

The Everglades Foundation Statement on Early Termination of Lease for Land Needed for Stormwater Treatment Area Component of the Everglades Reservoir

Monday, October 7, 2019

Palmetto Bay, Fla. — Eric Eikenberg, CEO of The Everglades Foundation, today issued the following statement regarding Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’ announcement of the early termination of the Florida Crystals lease on acreage designated for the stormwater treatment area component of the Everglades Reservoir.   “Thanks to Governor Ron DeSantis’ determined leadership, what began as a … Read More