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Amendment 1 intent in jeopardy, backers say

When environmental leaders across the state decided to push for a constitutional amendment generating billions to buy conservation lands, one of their key goals was to replenish the Florida Forever fund.

April 2015

Florida Forever funds essential for our future: My Word

Florida Forever allows the state to purchase conservation lands from willing sellers and places them in the Florida trust. These lands then become available to the public for hunting, fishing, biking, camping and more. Many become parks for local communities. More than 31 million visitors to Florida enjoy these lands annually, generating more than 2.7 billion tourism dollars.

April 2015

Happy Earth Day! There is still time to conserve Florida for future generations.

Call our lawmakers today and tell them to Fully Fund Florida Forever!

April 2015


NWF Special Report

April 2015

Sportsmen Support Land & Water Conservation Fund

As members of the U.S. House of Representatives met this morning to weigh the merits of the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund, Backcountry Hunters & Anglers stressed the fund's importance for facilitating conservation of valuable fish and wildlife habitat and improving public access for hunting and fishing.

April 2015

Environmentalists Evaluate the Gulf Five Years After the Spill

Leaders from the Florida Wildlife Federation held a news conference at the Florida Aquarium to propose using potential BP settlement money for Gulf restoration projects. The speakers represented local fishermen, coastal residents and environmental experts from around the area.

April 2015

Sink wants to “pay it forward” through environmental work

FWF is proud to have Alex Sink serving on our Board of Directors!

April 2015

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