Friends of the Everglades

LAST UPDATED: October 30, 2017
Environment & Public Spaces
Friends of the Everglades was founded in 1969 by renowned journalist, author of The River of Grass, and environmental activist Marjory Stoneman Douglas. The mission of Friends of the Everglades is to preserve, protect, and restore the only Everglades in the world. Our goals: Compel government agencies to comply with existing environmental laws, and resist any efforts to weaken such laws. Encourage politicians to recognize the long consequences of their actions. Spread awareness of the importance of the Everglades to the South Florida ecosystem.
11767 SOUTH DIXIE HIGHWAY 232
MIAMI, FL 33156-4438

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BOARD

Connie Washburn
President
Alan Farago
Vice President
Philip Kushlan
Treasurer
Robert Stein, Esq.
Elizabeth Wheaton
Milda Vaivada
Christienne Sherouse, Esq.
Dr.Paul Martin

STAFF

Amy Creekmur
Administrative Assistant & Educator
Jim McMaster
Senior Educator, Young Friends of the Everglades

Financials

This organization's financial statements were independently submitted and have not been verified by The Miami Foundation.

ANNUAL OPERATING BUDGET
$56,000

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