November is Native American Heritage Month and Florida is rich in indigenous history. With several historic groups of indigenous peoples, Florida’s was – and is today – a land of plentiful resources. When we protect our land and water, we protect our history. In the
Earth is undergoing a horrifying transformation: as we emit more carbon dioxide into the air, our temperatures get warmer. Hotter temperatures and waters cause seas to rise, destroying inland and coastal communities. If we don’t act now, we may lose our homes and livelihoods forever.
On Wednesday, Oct. 30, I attended the Southwest-Central Florida Connector Toll Road Task Force meeting in Lakeland. Similar to the first meeting, there was frustration from task force members about the lack of relevant data and analyses provided to them – information that is absolutely
As FCV’s Communications Manager, I am lucky to write about Florida’s most beautiful natural communities every day. And as a student of the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Florida Master Naturalist Program, I get to learn even more about the