Wednesday Wake-Up Call 1.11.23

At a press conference in Bonita Springs, Florida, yesterday, Gov. Ron DeSantis pledged to allocate more than $3.5 billion over the next four years to help with the future of conservation in the state–with much of that money going toward Everglades . . .

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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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Wednesday Wake-Up Call 09.05.18

The 37-page report is already generating controversy.

Welcome to the latest installment of the Wednesday Wake-Up Call, a weekly roundup of the most pressing conservation issues important to anglers. Working with our friends at

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Everglades Foundation: Making Conservation Look Good!

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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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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Everglades Foundation: Success in Congress

Hope for America’s Everglades
Photo by Orvis stock

Orvis strongly supports the outstanding work of the Everglades Foundation to restore, protect and preserve the Everglades. Today we celebrate the bipartisan passage of the Water Resources Development Act by the House of Representatives, following its approval in the Senate on September 15th. If you’re interested in protecting the flow of clean, fresh waters to the Everglades, Florida Bay and the Florida Keys, join us in signing the #NoworNeverglades Declaration.

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