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Everglades Foundation Announces The George Barley Science Prize Competition at White House Event Today

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MIAMI — Today, in collaboration with the White House Office of Science, Technology and Policy (OSTP), the Everglades Foundation unveiled its new website for the $10 million George Barley Science Prize and announced an additional $1.2 million in prizes totaling $11.2 million over six years. The competition is the largest clean water prize ever run and will source … Read More

The Everglades Foundation Applauds Next Phase of C-44 Everglades Project

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Yesterday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced an award of $197 million to advance the Indian River Lagoon South’s C-44 Reservoir and Stormwater Treatment Area Project. “While more storage is needed throughout the ecosystem, this project takes a first step at storing and cleaning local runoff and improving the St. Lucie Estuary,” said Dr. … Read More

Everglades Foundation Applauds $2 Million Commitment to Cape Sable Restoration

Thursday, August 27, 2015

PALMETTO BAY, FL — Today, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) announced a $2 million commitment to restoring Cape Sable, a vast wilderness area west of Flamingo bordering Florida Bay in Everglades National Park. The funding is being awarded in response to a proposal spearheaded by the Everglades Foundation and in recognition of critical environmental restoration efforts … Read More

Statement from Everglades Foundation CEO Eric Eikenberg on today’s meeting of the South Florida Water Management District

Thursday, July 16, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, July 16, 2015 Palmetto Bay, Fla. – The Everglades Foundation today released the following statement, attributable to CEO Eric Eikenberg, regarding today’s meeting of the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD). “Today, the Governing Board took a courageous step to avert a budget crisis and ensure critical public services remain fully funded for … Read More