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Month: November 2019

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Get Ready for #GivingTuesday

By: Kyle Grammatica This year’s Giving Tuesday is right around the corner: Tuesday, December 3rd. In preparation, let’s take a look at the Giving Tuesday movement and its history! Giving Tuesday was founded in 2012 by New York’s 92nd Street Y (Young Men’s and Young Women’s Hebrew Association) in partnership with the United Nations Foundation. […]

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When Development and Conservation Meet

By: Kyle Grammatica The goals of land developers and environmentalists are often at ends. However, with the right people working together, compromises can be made that satisfy both groups. This was recently the case in Pasco County, where 843 acres were purchased from housing developers for conservation. Pasco Country recently approved its largest ever environmental […]

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Foundation awards more than $17,000 for manatee research

Tallahassee, FL (November 21, 2019) – The nonprofit Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida recently announced a $17,098 grant to the Clearwater Marine Aquarium (CMA) to monitor manatee use of the Silver River. The project seeks to learn more about how manatees are using the river, how often they return to it and if it […]

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Foundation partners with Florida Forest Service to help wounded veterans

Tallahassee, FL (November 19, 2019) – The nonprofit Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida recently announced a partnership with the Florida Forest Service to fund “Operation Outdoor Freedom” in Blackwater River State Forest. The foundation has committed $5,000 to maintain land used by wounded veterans to reconnect with the outdoors and shooting sports. Previous grants […]

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