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Lessons from the Sea

I first gained an appreciation for conservation during the time I spent as a child living on a sailboat.   On a sailboat, resources are limited—food, water, and in some cases, shelter from storms. When our water tank ran low, we collected rainwater from our (bleached) rooftop, using the gutters

Florida Women Make History

Women have been and will continue to be crucial to the conservation movement. As caretakers of the earth and our communities, we uplift the stories of those strong women who have led the charge for change. Learn about these seven Florida trailblazers! Betty Mae Tiger Jumper Betty Mae Tiger Jumper

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