public land

March 4, 2020

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 […]
February 19, 2020

Florida’s Natural Gems: Lake Wales Ridge

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 […]
January 29, 2020

Florida Forever Funding Update

It’s been a busy three weeks at the Capitol. With every passing day of the Legislative Session, lawmakers decide how Florida will look in the future. […]
December 30, 2019

Take a First Day Hike!

I start every year with a First Day Hike. In my household, hiking on January 1st has become a tradition. In 2017, we strolled our local […]