Education, Environmental Issues

A letter from Everglades Foundation CEO Eric Eikenberg

Dear Friend,  As you may have heard, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers failed to approve the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP) last week on Earth Day, April 22nd. This is devastating news. CEPP is a critical component to restoring America’s Everglades: it is the only project that enables water to be stored, treated and then moved south to…  Read the Rest»

May 6, 2014 in Education by

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2014 Friends of the Everglades bus tour

  Friends of the Everglades ( is offering a day long Everglades adventure on Saturday, March 8th (cost, $50 per person for a guided tour of what experts call the most comprehensive ecosystem restoration project in the world).   The Friends of the Everglades trip, by comfortable tour bus, will take a route from Miami towards Lake…  Read the Rest»

February 17, 2014 in Conservation, Education, Events by

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EVERGLADES FIELD TRIP – Everglades: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Did you ever wonder why it is so important for the Federal government and the State of Florida to make good on their promises to clean up the Everglades?  Do you want to know what the $880 million of your tax dollars is supposed to do to clean up the Everglades?  Do you want to…  Read the Rest»

January 18, 2013 in Education, Events, News and Media, Take Action by

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Witnessing a glacier’s race to the sea

Video of retreating Alaskan ice is helping to quantify glacial contribution to sea-level rise.  

April 27, 2012 in Education by

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FAQ: Everglades Toxic Mercury Levels Threaten Human Health and Wildlife

Who is polluting what? The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) operates six large treatment systems (“STAs”) just north of the Everglades Protection Area and Everglades National Park. The SFWMD has been violating its permits by discharging an average of 55,000 metric tons per year of agricultural waste containing sulfates into the Everglades. These discharges…  Read the Rest»

April 24, 2012 in Education, Environmental Issues by

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