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.
The Protecting Florida’s Natural Resources Forever Map shows Florida’s Existing Conservation Lands (green) and those which can be acquired (i.e., Potential Conservation Lands in reddish)
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is presently reviewing the status of our iconic Florida Panther.
The future of menhaden, a critical forage fish species, is being decided soon. The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) has released menhaden draft Amendment 3 for public comment.
The Championship Academy of Distinction Charter School in Pembroke Pines, Florida has been named the winner in the Florida Wildlife Federation's 8th Annual Kid's Wildlife Habitat Contest.