Everglades Restoration Timeline


Everglades Trust Fund (Florida Constitution, Art. X., Sec. 17)

Following a ballot initiative, the Florida Constitution is amended providing for the administration of a trust fund administered by the South Florida Water Management District for the purposes of conservation and protection of natural resources and abatement of water pollution in the Everglades Protection Area and the Everglades Agricultural Area.  It can be funded by any source, including gifts and state and federal funds.