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Check out the latest National and Florida related wildlife and environmental news articles.

Viewpoint - It’s National Estuaries Week

Jessica Koelsch is Florida policy specialist with the National Wildlife Federation. Manley Fuller is president of the Florida Wildlife Federation.

September 2016

Will court hear ecos in water suit?

Apalachicola Riverkeeper, the National Audubon Society, the Florida Wildlife Federation and Defenders of Wildlife have collectively petitioned Ralph Lancaster, the Maine attorney and federally appointed “special master” in the case, to be allowed to file “friend of the court” briefs.

September 2016

Giant sinkhole dumps fertilizer plant's water into Florida aquifer

More than 200 million gallons of contaminated waste water from a fertilizer plant in central Florida leaked into one of the state's main underground sources of drinking water after a massive sinkholeopened up beneath a storage pond, a phosphate company said Friday.

September 2016

Study: A third of Florida will be covered in development by 2070

FWF has been trying to protect as much wildlife habitat and open space as possible in the face of urban and suburban sprawl.

September 2016

Webinar - Introduction to the Blue Carbon Calculator

WHEN: Wednesday, October 12, 2016, 2pm - 3pm EST

September 2016

Editorial - No denying climate change impact in Florida

FWF has long fought for proactive policies to deal with rising tides in Florida.

September 2016

2016 Lionfish Derby Calendar

Be the Predator! Get in involved with lionfish removal by attending one of the following derbies or events.

September 2016

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