The first week of May is National Wildflower Week, and what a more appropriate place to celebrate than in the land of flowers itself: Florida. From the sandhills of the Panhandle to the pine rocklands of Miami, Florida is one of the most biodiverse places in the world. Our state
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.
Lake Wales Ridge is one of the most biodiverse areas in North America – and also one of the most threatened. Consisting of numerous sites, the Lake Wales Ridge Ecosystem project includes the best remaining tracts of natural scrub. The Lake Wales Ridge Florida Forever project includes a total of
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