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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

The Everglades Foundation Receives Leadership Award for Water Technology Innovation

Monday, May 20, 2019

For Immediate Release The Everglades Foundation Receives Leadership Award for Water Technology Innovation Great Lakes Protection Fund Lauds The Foundation’s $10 Million George Barley Water Prize Miami, Fla. [May 20, 2019]– The George Barley Water Prize, hosted by The Everglades Foundation,  was named a winner of the 2019 Great Lakes Leadership Awards for Water Technology … Read More

Everglades Foundation hails President Trump and Congressional Support for Everglades Funding 

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

PALMETTO BAY, Fla. (May 14) – Eric Eikenberg, CEO of The Everglades Foundation, has issued the following statement applauding announcements by President Donald Trump and the stalwart support of Florida’s Congressional Delegation to approve $200 million in funding to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for Everglades restoration: “Yesterday afternoon, the president tweeted: ‘My administration … Read More

Everglades Foundation Statement on FY2019-20 General Appropriations Act

Friday, May 3, 2019

For Immediate Release   Contact Sarah Bascom, 850.294.6636, sarah@bascomllc.com Kelsey Swithers, 941.400.8183, kelsey@bascomllc.com   Everglades Foundation Statement on FY2019-20 General Appropriations Act Palmetto Bay, Fla. – As Florida lawmakers consider and debate the General Appropriations Act (GAA) for Fiscal Year 2019-2020 in preparation for passage tomorrow, marking the end of the 2019 Legislative Session, the Everglades Foundation CEO … Read More