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
This was a busy week for the No Roads to Ruin coalition with two task force meetings and two community open houses. I attended both the Suncoast and Northern Turnpike Connector task forces meetings held in Perry and Ocala, respectfully. I am concerned not only by the destruction that these
On Wednesday, Oct. 30, I attended the Southwest-Central Florida Connector Toll Road Task Force meeting in Lakeland. Similar to the first meeting, there was frustration from task force members about the lack of relevant data and analyses provided to them – information that is absolutely critical to making viable recommendations.
Earlier this year, the state passed legislation to fast-track three major new toll roads that will destroy large swaths of Florida’s last remaining rural lands, pollute waterways, and threaten endangered wildlife. Florida’s remaining natural areas are worth more than the sum of their parts. To the people who live there,