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My Future is in Florida

By Daisy AndrewsNatural Resource Conservation StudentUniversity of Florida School of Forest Resources and Conservation I think I was born to go into a career in natural resource conservation. I grew up outside, with my feet in the dirt, with a love of nature ingrained into my soul. I was raised

Conserving Marine Mammals

By Hada HerringMarine Biologist My job is to respond to stranded dolphins, whales, and manatees, which includes rescues of ill/sick animals and animal autopsies (i.e. necropsies). I love my job, because it allows me to contribute to the conservation of Florida marine mammals. Whether it is rescuing a watercraft-injured manatee

Finding Truth in Nature

I grew up outdoors. In my hometown of High Springs, Florida, my days were spent walking trails, swimming in springs, catching toads and snails, and making beads out of river mud. My mom guided my path to conservation both then and now. As a middle-school science teacher and librarian, she

Global Wildlife and Marine Life Conservation

By Lorna V. Alvarado-Rodriguez Natural Scientist, Puerto Rico Manatee Conservation Center Growing up, I was always interested in wildlife and marine life. This interest eventually turned into passion and led me to pursue undergraduate studies in Natural Sciences with a minor in Marine Biology. I became part of the Puerto