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Support the Land and Water Conservation Fund which will expire on September 30, 2018

Support the Land and Water Conservation Fund which will expire on September 30, 2018

The Florida Wildlife Federation supports full funding and permanent reauthorization of the Land and Water Conservation Fund
Trouble in Paradise - Six Key Issues to Tackle Florida's Environmental Challenges

Trouble in Paradise - Six Key Issues to Tackle Florida's Environmental Challenges

Now more than ever, Florida needs strong, bold, and decisive leaders. Leaders with vision and dedication. Leaders with the best interests of Florida at heart. Our quality of life and Florida’s very economy depend on it.
Conservation 20/20: Lee County’s Legacy

Conservation 20/20: Lee County’s Legacy

By Meredith Barnard, Marisa Carrozzo, and Brad Cornell
FLORIDA TREE FARM TOUR - Private Field Day for Landowners

FLORIDA TREE FARM TOUR - Private Field Day for Landowners

Private Field Day for Landowners
Letter to the Editor - August 2018

Letter to the Editor - August 2018

The August 2018 edition of Car and Driver features an informative and beneficial primer on wildlife crossings titled “Roadkill.” The Florida Wildlife Federation has an ongoing campaign to secure wildlife crossings across Southwest Florida and to promote habitat connectivity among the region’s public and private conservation lands. With increasing human growth and development patterns, our Southwest Florida office has a focus on comprehensive land use planning and limiting transportation impacts on wildlife.
HUGE VICTORY!

HUGE VICTORY!

The Leon County Circuit Court has entered a Final Judgment in the Amendment 1 case and the Florida Wildlife Federation and its allies have prevailed!
Conservation wins! Florida Wildlife Federation and allies prevail at trial!

Conservation wins! Florida Wildlife Federation and allies prevail at trial!

Following years of legal maneuvering, a trial court has finally ruled on what Amendment 1, the Water and Land Legacy Constitutional Amendment, means. In 2014, 75% of voters supported Amendment 1 to secure adequate funding for the Florida Forever program and other conservation efforts across the state. Florida Forever and its predecessor program Preservation 2000, had been supported by both Republican and Democratic administrations until several years ago, when they were essentially de-funded. Amendment 1 was to correct that problem and save critical lands and waters in the face on ongoing development. Importantly, only willing sellers participate in these programs.
ACTION ALERT! July 14 - Rally to stop the destruction of conservation land in St. Johns County!

ACTION ALERT! July 14 - Rally to stop the destruction of conservation land in St. Johns County!

Protect Julington-Durbin Creek Preserve!
FWF Praises Sam and Betty Shine

FWF Praises Sam and Betty Shine

In recognition of the extraordinary generosity of philanthropists Sam and Betty Shine, the Florida Wildlife Federation (FWF) has expressed their deepest thanks. The Shines have recently donated a critical tract of land, over 6,000 acres in size, to the St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge south of Tallahassee on the Gulf of Mexico. This is just the latest Florida conservation project that the Shines have aided in.
Introducing New Southwest Field Representative

Introducing New Southwest Field Representative

In May, Meredith Barnard joined the Florida Wildlife Federation as the new Southwest Florida Field Representative.