Everglades restoration and sea level rise

Everglades restoration and sea level rise

Monday, June 9, 2014

By Dr. Stephen Davis The topic of sea level rise and its impact on south Florida landscapes is becoming commonplace in the media. This is due in part to the devastation from super storm Sandy in 2012, the increased frequency of “king tide” flood events in low-lying developed areas of south Florida, and scientific reports such … Read More

CEO Eric Eikenberg commends Everglades Caucus, state’s leadership

Friday, March 1, 2013

Statement from Everglades Foundation CEO, Eric Eikenberg: “I commend Congressman Diaz-Balart and Congressman Hastings for their dedicated, bi-partisan committment as Everglades Caucus co-chairmen, and for their recent introduction of the Everglades for the Next Generation Act. Authorization of shovel-ready CERP projects is a huge step in the right direction for Everglades restoration, eliminating the potential for further … Read More

Two rivers, two stories

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Earlier this month, we had the opportunity to tour two historic South Florida rivers with two very different stories: the Kissimmee River and the Caloosahatchee. The Kissimmee River is one of the success stories of Everglades restoration. During the 1960’s, this meandering river was channelized and straightened in an effort to prevent seasonal flooding. It … Read More