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Governor Vetos Environmental Spending in 2020/2021 State Budget

Governor Ron DeSantis has signed Florida’s annual budget, but not without wielding his veto pen.  The good news: Florida Forever, Everglades Restoration, and several other key conservation programs are safe thanks to the Water and Land Conservation Amendment (Amendment 1) and Conservation Voters like you! This is Amendment 1 in

2019 In Review

I am so proud of Florida Conservation Voters Education Fund’s 2019 accomplishments. Day in and day out, our dedicated staff of seven, we are always at work engaging people in our democracy to protect our environment and healthy communities for everyone. Below are five ways FCVEF has made a difference

Celebrating Amendment 1’s Five-Year Anniversary

This time five years ago, Florida voters overwhelmingly approved the Water and Land Conservation Amendment (“Amendment 1”) and effectively added it to the state constitution. Getting Amendment 1 on the ballot and approved by voters was no easy feat, but victory was sweet. With about 75% approval across the state,

Capitol Update: Florida Forever Funding in Play

It’s week three of the 2018 Florida Legislative Session, and we are excited to report to you that funding for Florida Forever is on the right track. Both the Florida House of Representatives and the Florida Senate have now proposed funding bills that would significantly boost land preservation to protect