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Racial Disparities in Outdoor Experiences

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.

Florida’s Future Relies on Fire

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

Do You Know the Milkweed Man?

By Tyler Carney, Gainesville, Florida   My interest in the natural world surrounding me began at an early age. My parents had a house that backed up to a small, but fairly active, wildlife preserve. They were not conservationists by trade, but both had tremendous

FCV Endorses Environmental Champions

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