I am white. Petite with light skin and glasses, I am the ideal image of what Americans perceive as peaceful and nonthreatening. I venture outdoors without inhibitions of how I will be perceived and how the consequences of racial bias could land me in handcuffs.
For thousands of years, fire has rolled across the Florida landscape, often set by lightning in the dry months. Historically, Native Americans would set fires to create an open landscape for hunting, to improve livestock grazing, and for planting crops. These ecosystems were made up
Elections have consequences. Our leaders make decisions every day that impact the health of our land, water, climate, democracy, and communities. Florida Conservation Voters’ core role in the electoral process is to give voters the information and tools they need to elect conservation champions and