Tag Archives: #NowOrNeverglades

Wednesday Wake-Up Call 09.12.18: Action Alert!


Written by: Phil Monahan

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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Everglades Foundation: Making Conservation Look Good!


Written by: Daryl Kenny

These ladies really live their work!
Photo by Everglades Foundation

As regular readers of the Orvis News may have noticed, for the past year we’ve been deeply committed to the work being done to restore the health and well-being of Florida’s Everglades. Working in partnership with our friends at The Everglades Foundation we have been working to restore water flows south of Lake Okeechobee and to stop discharges down the Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie Rivers….

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


Written by: Phil Monahan

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


Written by: Daryl Kenny

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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