By Ellen Cook Jacksonville, FL Florida's waterways and natural lands are so important to me. I am a fitness instructor. During this pandemic, parks have been my only resource to use to work out as well as train my clients. I also paddleboard! If I'm not working out at the
By Joseph RickettsGainesville, FL My conservation story is one that is steadily unfolding. I by no means have “arrived” in terms of sustainable living and faithful stewardship of the Earth. Instead, I am learning and growing each day in my ability and resolve to protect and preserve the natural world,
By Ridge Lee SeegulamFlorida wildlife photographerOrlando, FL My goal is capture and shot for greatness where and with anything I see or do out in the world. Beaches, plains, rivers, ponds, lakes, forests, and swamps are a get away place for me and something that won’t get old for me.
By Lorna V. Alvarado-RodriguezNatural Scientist, Puerto Rico Manatee Conservation Center Growing up, I was always interested in wildlife and marine life. This interest eventually turned into passion and led me to pursue undergraduate studies in Natural Sciences with a minor in Marine Biology. I became part of the Puerto Rico