On Tuesday, April 18, Orvis will team-up with the Everglades Foundation, Captains for Clean Water, and Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation to urge policymakers in Washington DC to fund Everglades Restoration. Laura Schaffer, Orvis . . .Read More
Wednesday Wake-Up Call 09.12.18: Action Alert!
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 . . .Read More
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 . . .Read More
Everglades Foundation: Making Conservation Look Good!
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….Read More
Bill to Create Reservoir South of Lake Okeechobee Clears a Major Hurdle
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 . . .Read More
Orvis CEO Perk Perkins Calls for “Urgency and Total Devotion” in the Fight to Save The Everglades
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 . . .Read More