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Everglades Foundation Responds to President’s Budget Request for Everglades Restoration

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

For Immediate Release Contact Rebecca Rose, 786.231.1687, rrose@evergladesfoundation.org Everglades Foundation Responds to President’s Budget Request for Everglades Restoration PALMETTO BAY, Fla. — Everglades Foundation CEO Eric Eikenberg today issued the following statement responding to President Trump’s budget request of nearly $63.3 million for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for South Florida Everglades Restoration and … Read More

Everglades Foundation Applauds DeSantis SFWMD Appointments

Thursday, February 21, 2019

For Immediate Release Contact Rebecca Rose, 757.268.5429, rrose@evergladesfoundation.org Kelsey Swithers, 941.400.8183, kelsey@bascomllc.com  Everglades Foundation Applauds DeSantis SFWMD Appointments “A diverse cross-section of local governments, business leaders and friends of the environment”  PALMETTO BAY, Fla. – Everglades Foundation CEO Eric Eikenberg issued the following statement in response to Governor Ron DeSantis’ appointments to the governing board of … Read More

Statement from The Everglades Foundation CEO on Appointment of Noah Valenstein as DEP Secretary

Friday, February 15, 2019

For Immediate Release Contact Rebecca Rose, rrose@evergladesfoundation.org, 786.231.1687 Kelsey Swithers, kelsey@bascomllc.com, 941.400.8183 Palmetto Bay, Fla. — The Everglades Foundation CEO Eric Eikenberg today issued the following statement regarding Governor Ron DeSantis’ decision to appoint Noah Valenstein to lead the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. “We applaud Governor Ron DeSantis’ decision to appoint Noah Valenstein to this crucial position. … Read More

Statement of Opposition to Oil Drilling in the Everglades

Thursday, February 7, 2019

Contact Rebecca Rose, 786.231.1687, rrose@evergladesfoundation.org Statement of Opposition to Oil Drilling in the Everglades Palmetto Bay, Fla— “We are deeply opposed to oil exploration in the heart of America’s Everglades. The Everglades is the water supply for over 8 million Floridians, and the state and federal governments have spent billions of dollars to protect and … Read More

The Everglades Foundation Responds to Concerns About the Aquatic Herbicide Spraying Program In Florida

Thursday, January 31, 2019

The Everglades Foundation Responds to Concerns About the Aquatic Herbicide Spraying Program In Florida MIAMI, Fla. – “Anything to do with the quality of water in Lake Okeechobee is of deep concern to The Everglades Foundation.  Our scientists are concerned over possible effects of glysophate in Lake Okeechobee, and are collaborating with the University of Florida to … Read More