I think I was born to go into a career in natural resource conservation. I grew up outside, with my feet in the dirt, with a love of nature ingrained into my soul. I was raised by a single mother who was an avid gardener.
By Kelly Del ValleEducator, Advocate, CommunicatorFlorida Springs Council I am a teacher, photographer, and spring advocate whose love for wild Florida blossomed as I explored the Florida springs with my father all throughout childhood. Once I became a teacher, I realized that many students have
By Angelique VasquezFounder, Girls Who Hike FL I was a tomboy growing up in San Diego, it was a time when children spent their majority of the day outside riding bikes and climbing trees. I remember playing games with my cousin Nicole. We loved things
By Stephanie DunnSenior Landscape Designer at Cādence As a landscape designer, I apply the knowledge I gain about Florida’s ecosystems and native plants into my work. My passion for wild Florida inspires me to lessen the negative impact of human development through the implementation of