The Greater Everglades Ecosystem is also an essential element for Florida's economy as an international center for business, agriculture, and tourism. More than 6 million people depend directly on the Everglades for their fresh water supply, making restoration an important issue to maintain quality of life. Audubon's conservation strategy
We invite you to join us on our mission to not only Restore the Everglades for generations to come, but to take steps to Save the Everglades TODAY.. We believe in sustainable access to the everglades so that generations to come will have the opportunity to fall in love with this amazing ‘lost world’.
Can We Save the Florida Everglades? Clyde Butcher. SHARE: Austin Merrill traces how restoration of the state's greatest national park—with its 750 plant and 350 bird species, not to mention endangered manatees, crocodiles and panthers—is moving too slowly.
The Everglades Foundation worked with nearly two-dozen other private and public organizations to identify the essential goals in working towards fulfilling CERP’s promise. Among these are improving and protecting water quality, providing water storage needs and restoring the historic water flow from Lake Okeechobee to the Everglades.
Read our Everglades Newsletter, devoted to our work in this area. In order to address impacts and restore the Everglades ecosystem, we will need a combination of regional and local solutions, from protecting critical landscapes to government relations. (555.04 KB PDF) There are precious few ...
Residents, visitors, and friends of the environment: find out what you can do to protect the Everglades with simple tips from the conservationists at Everglades Holiday Park.
Why Is Protecting The Everglades So Important? The Everglades. Marjory Douglas, also known as the “Mother of the Everglades” once said, “The Everglades is a test. If we pass it, we get to keep the planet”. Conserving and protecting the Ecosystem and its wildlife is a top priority.
Burmese pythons have taken over the Florida Everglades and are eating the native animals. Fifty brave snake hunters are now working to catch as many of these snakes as they can to save the ecosystem.
The Everglades Foundation, founded in 1993, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to leading efforts to restore and protect the greater Everglades ecosystem.