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Month: August 2018

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Buy Your Tickets Now for BlueGreen 2018

Tickets are on sale and going fast for the Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida’s annual fundraiser. BlueGreen 2018 will be held on Saturday, October 27th, 6pm at Armature Works in Tampa. Visit to purchase your tickets now. Don’t miss out on supporting a great cause while having a ball in your black tie and […]

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Red Tide Plaguing Florida’s Waters

By: Nicole Forsgren Although red tide outbreaks are a natural occurrence, their pervasive nature is troubling.  Research is still in the beginning stages, but it has been determined that early detection, along with persistent monitoring of the blooms and a better understanding of environmental factors, may allow the possibility of a safer tomorrow. Karenia brevis […]

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Florida’s Devastating Algal Blooms and Coral Disease

With the Gulf Coast’s red tide outbreak now in its 10th month and blue-green algae plaguing parts of the Southeastern Florida coast, the economic and ecological tolls continue to mount and are now headline news around the world. Governor Scott has declared a state of emergency, and FWC and other state and federal agencies are […]

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Time is Running Out

Without immediate intervention, the outlook is dire for this diminutive Florida prairie specialist.

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Make this Contender Boat Yours

Contender Boats has long been at the forefront of efforts to protect Florida waters. In support of our work, Contender has donated a 22’ Sport to help fund our many conservation programs. You can make this boat yours by signing up for our online auction at The winner will be announced at BlueGreen 2018, […]

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