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Letter to Lawmakers: Protect Our Water

The below letter and petition were delivered to 160 Florida state legislators on March, 1, 2021. The Protect Our Water petition collected a total of 2,040 signatures. Dear Senator/Representative:  It's no secret that water is the lifeblood of our state. Conservation Voters from across Florida

Water Injustice in Florida

History books are written by those in power. The countless stories from the perspective of marginalized community members don’t always make it into history books and environmental justice was likely not a topic you learned about in school. Learning about these incidents of water injustice

Beach Wade-Ins Inspired Civil Rights Action

Imagine your favorite beach. The crash of waves, the sound of sea oats in the wind, the warm sun on bare skin. In the late 1940s through 1960s, the beach experience was not open for all but was instead limited to only White residents and

Top 5 Florida Paddling Spots

Florida is a paddler’s paradise. Dipping a paddle in the water is one of the best ways to experience the watery wonders of our state. Florida boasts more than 1,000 freshwater springs; 7,700 lakes greater than 10 acres; 11 million acres of wetlands; and 27,561