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State Purchases New Conservation Lands While State Legislative Leaders Announce Draft Conservation Budgets

This week, the House Agriculture and Natural Resources and Senate Agriculture, Environment, and General Government Appropriations committees presented their initial FY22/23 budgets for environmental and conservation items. The House recommends $100 million for Florida Forever, a land-conservation program under the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP), with the Senate recommending

Florida’s Native American History

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. Aucilla River, provided by Florida Natural Areas

Discovering Big Cypress

By Luis Garcia Miami, FL My appreciation for the environment was not something I grew up with. Rather, I only began going into the outdoors once I got my first car at 18. Before that, I had lived most of my life within the confines of the City of Miami.