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Month: October 2018

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Celebrate National Make a Difference Day

By: Nicole Forsgren What better way to celebrate National Make a Difference Day this Saturday than contributing to Hurricane Michael recovery? On October 10, Hurricane Michael roared ashore in the Florida Panhandle. Classified as a category 4 storm with winds reaching 155 miles per hour. It was the third most powerful hurricane to ever hit […]

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Happy National Hagfish Day!

By: Nicole Forsgren Hagfish are the most primitive and basic vertebrates, both extinct or living. They are incredibly important for the survival of the ocean floor by cycling nutrients and carbon. In addition, they serve as scavengers in the food chain and can survive for months off of one sufficient meal. The hagfish is one […]

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Foundation Sets Up Fund to Help FWC First Responders and Staff

The nonprofit Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida (FWFF) announced today it has created a Hurricane Michael Relief and Recovery Fund to support the first responders and other staff of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC).

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Bioblitz: Counting the Corridor

By: Nicole Forsgren Conservation Florida is a nonprofit land trust whose mission is to save Florida’s wild and working landscapes. By working with landowners, government agencies, and other nonprofit organizations, over 25,000 acres of land are being protected. Along with this goal of protecting Florida’s land, Conservation Florida intends to protect wildlife, natural systems, rural […]

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Foundation Awards $385,000 in Conservation, Outdoor Recreation Grants

Tallahassee, FL – The nonprofit Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida (FWFF) has announced $385,000 in grants for conservation, wildlife management and outdoor education and recreation. Funds for the current round of grants come from two of Florida’s specialty license plates and will benefit 20 nonprofit and public conservation organizations, said FWFF CEO Andrew Walker. […]

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