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Restore Bonding for Land Acquisition

The comments below were given to the Senate Environment and Natural Resources Committee and on March 15, 2021 by Government Relations Director Lindsay Cross Good afternoon. This is Lindsay Cross, Government Relations Director with Florida Conservation Voters. I’m so pleased to be able to speak in support of SB1480 today.

Top 10 Land Acquisitions of 2020

Over the years, Florida has saved some incredible places that improve our quality of life and make Florida a great place to live. From state and local parks to wildlife preserves, our state is a natural wonder. To continue to protect Florida, we must continuously conserve more land for future

House and Senate Agree on Funding for Florida Forever

Statement from Aliki Moncrief, Executive Director, Florida Conservation Voters: “Today the House and Senate chairs for natural resources appropriations, Sen. Mayfield and Rep. Raschein, agreed to $100 million in funding for Florida Forever. We hope that legislators will build on this amount next year and make funding permanent for our

Florida’s Gems are Under Threat

Florida’s natural areas (what we call Gems) face ever-increasing threats from rampant development, water pollution, and climate change, but investments in conservation and management can ensure healthy natural areas and communities for years to come. According to the Florida Chamber of Commerce, Florida welcomes nearly 1,000 new residents every day.