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The Everglades Foundation Partners with SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment to Save the Everglades through Literacy

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Miami, Fla. – SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment and The Everglades Foundation, Inc. announced a new partnership focused on educating young Floridians about the importance of saving America’s Everglades. Through the Everglades Literacy Curriculum, teachers help students understand the immeasurable ecological and economic impact of the Everglades ecosystem and why saving this national treasure is important … Read More

1 Bus, 12 Days, 22 Cities, 1,976 Miles, 7,700 Signatures, 1 Mission: Build the EAA Reservoir & Save America’s Everglades

Monday, November 7, 2016

Palmetto Bay, Fla. — The Everglades Foundation’s (The Foundation) “Road Trip to Restoration” rolled into Islamorada, Florida, last night, concluding a 12-day, 22-city bus tour to build support for incoming Florida Senate President Joe Negron’s (R-Stuart) plan to stop outbreaks of toxic algae by building a water storage reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee in the … Read More

THE EVERGLADES FOUNDATION LAUNCHES 12-DAY, 20-CITY BUS TOUR

Monday, October 24, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MONDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2016 CONTACT: LIZ AMORE, LAMORE@EVERGLADESFOUNDATION.ORG, 305.301.4820 THE EVERGLADES FOUNDATION LAUNCHES 12-DAY, 20-CITY BUS TOUR Will Advance Action Plan to Restore Everglades, Build Support for EAA Reservoir PALMETTO BAY, FLA. (October 24) – The Everglades Foundation will take to the road on Wednesday, October 26, 2016, for a 12-day, 20-city … Read More

The Everglades Foundation #NowOrNeverglades Bus Tour to Kick Off in Miami

Friday, October 21, 2016

For Planning Purposes Friday, October 21, 2016 Contact Liz Amore, lamore@evergladesfoundation.org, 305.407.7443 *MEDIA ADVISORY* The Everglades Foundation #NowOrNeverglades Bus Tour to Kick Off in Miami Miss Florida to Join The Foundation in Launching 12-day Bus Tour to Promote EAA Reservoir Palmetto Bay, Fla. – The Everglades Foundation (The Foundation) is kicking off its #NowOrNeverglades Bus … Read More

Statement by The Everglades Foundation CEO Eric Eikenberg Regarding the Passage of WRDA in the U.S. House

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Today, we celebrate the strong bipartisan leadership of Congress in it’s commitment to Everglades restoration. Authorization of the long-awaited Central Everglades Planning Project in the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA) of 2016 is a critical step toward reconnecting Lake Okeechobee south and restoring natural water flows in the Everglades. We thank Chairman Bill Shuster, Congressman … Read More

Statement by The Everglades Foundation CEO Eric Eikenberg in Response to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Decision to Increase Discharges from Lake Okeechobee

Friday, September 23, 2016

Yesterday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District announced it will increase discharges from Lake Okeechobee to the Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie estuaries starting this weekend. The communities and businesses affected by the discharges remain under a state of emergency. Unfortunately, these damaging discharges will continue until long-term solutions are implemented. To dramatically decrease … Read More

Everglades Foundation Statement Regarding Senator Negron’s Plans for Reducing Harmful Water Discharges from Lake Okeechobee

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Everglades Foundation Statement Regarding Senator Negron’s Plans for Reducing Harmful Water Discharges  from Lake Okeechobee “Today, Florida Senate President-designate Joe Negron announced his plans for reducing harmful water discharges from Lake Okeechobee and is prepared to initiate planning for southern storage, while working together with the federal government. “The toxic, algae blooms and seagrass die-offs … Read More

Statement from Everglades Foundation CEO Eric Eikenberg in response to the toxic water on Florida’s east coast

Saturday, July 2, 2016

Statement from Everglades Foundation CEO Eric Eikenberg in response to the toxic water on Florida’s east coast Palmetto Bay, FL (July 2, 2016) – In January of this year, as Lake Okeechobee water began being dumped east toward the St. Lucie River Estuary and west toward the Caloosahatchee River Estuary, scientists from the Everglades Foundation … Read More

Florida Bay Forever Forum

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

EVENT ADVISORY Florida Bay Forever Forum The Health of this Unique Everglades Estuary and its Impact on the Florida Keys What: The Florida Bay Forever Forum is intended to provide Florida Bay scientists and members of the Florida Keys community an opportunity to discuss openly the current Florida Bay seagrass die-off (including the causes, the … Read More

Everglades Foundation Awarded Three-Year Grant for Literacy Program From The Batchelor Foundation

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Everglades Foundation Awarded Three-Year Grant for Literacy Program From The Batchelor Foundation Grant provides $150,000 annually to curriculum currently taught to more than 60,000 students in Florida PALMETTO BAY, Fla. — The Everglades Foundation, a science-based organization dedicated to protecting and restoring America’s Everglades, has received a three-year grant for its statewide literacy program from … Read More