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Creature Feature: Bobcat

Creature Feature: Bobcat

Besides the iconic Florida panther, our other native wild cat is the bobcat, named for its short, or “bobbed” tail, and exists only in North America. While the bobcat may look like a domestic cat, it is definitely a wild animal. Generally living a solitary existence, it uses its eyesight and excellent hearing to hunt for its food.
2020 FWF AWARDS BANQUET CANCELLED

2020 FWF AWARDS BANQUET CANCELLED

Due to the coronavirus issue, it has been decided to cancel the Florida Wildlife Federation Annual Awards Banquet scheduled for June 6, 2020 at Hutchinson Island. The Awards Banquet is a tradition going back many, many years in which conservation leaders from across the state are recognized for their contributions to the protection of our natural resources. We plan to have the 2021 Awards Banquet next summer at the same location and with the same award winners.
Creature Feature: Gopher tortoise

Creature Feature: Gopher tortoise

Gopher tortoises are found in all 67 counties across Florida and have been on the planet for 60 million years!
We are Bringing the Wild to You!

We are Bringing the Wild to You!

During this time of uncertainty and social distancing due to the COVID-19 virus, we want to wish all FWF members and supporters the best of health. Please be safe, wash your hands and stay at least six feet from others.
Call for 2020 Board Director Nominations

Call for 2020 Board Director Nominations

Call for 2020 Board Director Nominations
America's Wildlife Crisis

America's Wildlife Crisis

One-third of all U.S. wildlife species are already imperiled or are vulnerable-and nearly one million species worldwide are at risk of extinction.
FWF Defends Amendment 1 Decision in Court

FWF Defends Amendment 1 Decision in Court

On July 16, 2019, Florida Wildlife Federation (FWF) attorneys defended the will of the people at the appellate court in Tallahassee. This case stems from the overwhelming support of voters in 2014 in approving Amendment 1, the Water and Land Legacy Constitutional Amendment, that was to provide adequate funding for land conservation and thereby water protection in our state in the face of growth.
Big Step in Funding Fight

Big Step in Funding Fight

In November 2014, Floridians voted overwhelmingly in support of Amendment 1, the Water and Land Legacy Amendment, the purpose of which was to fund Florida Forever and other land and water conservation programs.
ACTION ALERT! CALL TO URGE VETO OF HB 7103

ACTION ALERT! CALL TO URGE VETO OF HB 7103

Please urge the Governor to VETO HB 7103.
Small Acreage Landowner Stewardship Workshop July 13

Small Acreage Landowner Stewardship Workshop July 13

Small Acreage Landowner Stewardship Workshop Agenda