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Letter to Lawmakers: Protect Our Water

The below letter and petition were delivered to 160 Florida state legislators on March, 1, 2021. The Protect Our Water petition collected a total of 2,040 signatures. Dear Senator/Representative:  It's no secret that water is the lifeblood of our state. Conservation Voters from across Florida have made it known time

Water Injustice in Florida

History books are written by those in power. The countless stories from the perspective of marginalized community members don’t always make it into history books and environmental justice was likely not a topic you learned about in school. Learning about these incidents of water injustice help us to better understand

Top 5 Florida Paddling Spots

Florida is a paddler’s paradise. Dipping a paddle in the water is one of the best ways to experience the watery wonders of our state. Florida boasts more than 1,000 freshwater springs; 7,700 lakes greater than 10 acres; 11 million acres of wetlands; and 27,561 linear miles of rivers and

Dear Florida: Soaking up the Suwannee

By Monica PetrellaGainesville, FL I was lucky to grow up in North Central Florida. My parents both went to UF where they met and stayed in the college town afterward to raise me and my brother. I loved growing up in Gainesville and always thought I was lucky to experience