Wednesday Wake-Up Call 09.12.18: Action Alert!


Protecting the Everglades by restoring the southward flow of water is vital to the region's health.
Photo by Mac Stone

The House Votes on the Everglades Reservoir Tomorrow! We have been fighting for two years to gain funding for a reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee to . . .

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Action Alert: Urge the Government to Get Moving in the Fight for South Florida

The Everglades Reservoir needs to be included in the Water Bill, and Florida can't afford to wait another two years! With toxic blue-green algae once again choking Florida’s waterways, the . . .

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Bill to Create Reservoir South of Lake Okeechobee Clears a Major Hurdle


The benefits of a reservoir south of the big lake are pretty clear.
Graphic via the Everglades Foundation

As you probably know by now, Orvis has partnered with the Everglades Foundation to help save the amazing ecosystem of the Everglades, and we have asked our customers to help through . . .

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Orvis CEO Perk Perkins Calls for “Urgency and Total Devotion” in the Fight to Save The Everglades


Perk Perkins silhouetted against a slide of Orvis' Now Or Neverglades campaign imagery
Photo by Everglades Foundation

The following comments were made by Orvis CEO Perk Perkins at the Everglades Coalition Conference on Jan. 5, 2017.

I remember from my earliest days camping with my father, he taught me and my brother to always leave a campsite better than we found it. That has become a metaphor for my life and our company. I first became aware of the plight of the Everglades 32 years ago, the same year you were holding your first Everglades Coalition Conference. I was privileged to be tarpon fishing . . .

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