Preston Robertson will become the President and CEO of the Florida Wildlife Federation (FWF) beginning February 2019 following Manley Fuller’s 32-year tenure. Robertson has been with FWF since 2005, working as the Vice-President for Conservation, Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel.
Florida Wildlife Federation (FWF) has challenged the recent controversial sugar leases approved by the South Florida Water Management District Board. The leases were approved by board members who have either resigned since the challenge was filed or asked to resign by Governor Ron DeSantis.
Thank you for all you have done and continue to do for conservation in Florida and for your loyal support of Florida Wildlife Federation. It has been an honor to serve you.
Sweetheart deal between Sugar Giant and Water Management District could thwart reservoir to divert contaminated Lake Okeechobee water
Please tell FWS "I strongly support landscape scale habitat conservation planning efforts to provide vital linkages through private lands to public conservation lands in the region." This will help save our panther for future generations.
The Florida panther, with its long-tailed and pale brown fur, is a symbol of wild Florida. This cat once roamed across the entire southeastern United States, but human population growth has, and continues to, destroy, degrade, and fragment their habitat. Today, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) estimates there may be as few as 120-230 adult panthers left in South Florida.
Florida voters today adopted an amendment to the state constitution that prohibits oil drilling in the state's territorial sea. As a result, drilling for oil or gas is now permanently prohibited within 10.5 miles of the Gulf Coast and 3.5 miles of the Atlantic Coast. The amendment was initially proposed by Florida Wildlife Federation as a voter initiative and then revised and presented to the Florida Constitutional Revision Commission.
A look at what the Ichetucknee River and springs have meant to the life of the surrounding communities, and what conditions were like in the past. Produced by the Ichetucknee Alliance with funding support from Three Rivers Trust.
Amendment 9 will help protect Florida’s beaches, our economy and our wildlife from oil spills by banning nearshore drilling.
371 Florida sportsmen and women delivered a letter to members of Florida’s congressional delegation today calling on them to support full-funding and reauthorization for the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF).