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Top 10 Land Acquisitions of 2020

Over the years, Florida has saved some incredible places that improve our quality of life and make Florida a great place to live. From state and local parks to wildlife preserves, our state is a natural wonder. To continue to protect Florida, we must continuously conserve more land for future

St. Marks Sunrise

It’s been an exhausting year. Since wrapping up legislative session in March, we have been going a mile a minute towards the 2020 election. And now we’ve made it out on the other side and we’re still catching our breath. COVID-19 has been an unavoidable challenge, an ever-present weight on

Florida’s Wetlands Under Attack; Will Gov. DeSantis Speak Up?

Florida has a unique and remarkable network of rivers, streams, lakes, aquifers, and of course, our prized Everglades ecosystem.  Unfortunately, President Trump is engaging in an all-out assault on our clean water safeguards. His administration has decided to gut vital Clean Water Act protections and move us backward on the

DEP Assumes Federal Wetlands Permitting Program

Florida’s wetlands are vital to our environment and economy. They store and clean freshwater, replenish our drinking water supply, and aid in our resilience against flooding and storms. But after a multi-year battle, federal and state regulators have made it easier to destroy our remaining wetlands. As of Dec. 17,