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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

The Everglades Foundation + Miami Super Bowl Host Committee Celebrate Ocean to Everglades Initiative with Tailgate Party at Virgin MiamiCentral Train Station

Monday, October 7, 2019

The Everglades Foundation + Miami Super Bowl Host Committee Celebrate Ocean to Everglades Initiative with Tailgate Party at Virgin MiamiCentral Train Station With the theme “Florida: The State of Play,” the event drew attention to the importance of Everglades restoration and water quality to Florida’s future as a sporting paradise   MIAMI, Fla. (October 4, … Read More

The Everglades Foundation Statement on Governor DeSantis’ Commitment to Investing in America’s Everglades

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Naples, Fla. — The Everglades Foundation CEO Eric Eikenberg today issued the following statement in response to Florida Governor Ron DeSantis asking the Florida Legislature to establish a recurring revenue stream for Everglades restoration, clean water, springs protection and other environmental needs of $625 million annually for each of the next three years. “Today’s announcement … Read More

The Everglades Foundation Statement on Governor DeSantis Signing FY2019-20 Budget

Friday, June 21, 2019

  Palmetto Bay, Fla. – The Everglades Foundation today released the following statement, attributable to Eric Eikenberg, CEO of The Everglades Foundation, regarding Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signing the Fiscal Year 2019-20 budget. “The funding in this budget will have a far-reaching positive impact throughout the Sunshine State, and we have Florida Governor Ron DeSantis … Read More

The Everglades Foundation Statement on House Passing of Everglades Funding

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Palmetto Bay, Fla. (June 19) – Eric Eikenberg, CEO of The Everglades Foundation, has issued the following statement in reaction to the passage today by the U.S. House of Representatives of H.R. 2740, a bundle of multiple spending bills that includes Energy and Water Development appropriations for FY20 including $200 million for Everglades restoration: “The … Read More

House Appropriations Committee OKs $200 Million for Everglades Restoration for FY 20

Friday, May 24, 2019

Palmetto Bay, Fla. (May 21, 2019) – Eric Eikenberg, CEO of The Everglades Foundation, has issued the following statement applauding the actions of the House Appropriations Committee for passage of a spending bill that includes $200 million in funding to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for Everglades restoration: “The House Appropriations Committee today took … 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