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Month: June 2020

Manatee swimming near school of fish

Marine Mammal Fund

Donate We’re working with partners to replant eelgrass beds in the Indian River Lagoon to provide new sources of food for manatees suffering from starvation. $120,000 is needed to restore seven principal eelgrass beds. Please help us respond to this serious threat to our manatees! The Foundation’s Marine Mammal Fund supports the conservation of Florida’s […]

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Boy looking through telescope

The Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail

Donate By: Kyle Grammatica The Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail (GFBWT) is a 2,000-mile, self-guided trail designed to conserve Florida’s 490 native species of birds via birdwatching, education, and economic opportunities. The trail, which includes 510 premier wildlife viewing sites across the state,  is supported by the Foundation, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation […]

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Historical Treasures of Northeast Florida

By: Kyle Grammatica Fort Clinch State Park The 1,400-acre Fort Clinch State Park has something for everyone! Whether you’re a history buff, a trail trekker, or a beach lover you’ll find something to enjoy at Fort Clinch State Park. The area that Fort Clinch State Park sits on has been used by Floridians for almost […]

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Vital Research Moves Forward

The role and use of spring-fed systems by marine fish species along Florida’s Gulf coast is poorly understood. Are marine fish using the spring-fed river systems as a refuge when coastal water temperatures fall to lethal levels like manatees do? If so, what are the effects on freshwater fish species native to the system? Biologists […]

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Natural Wonders of the Panhandle

By: Kyle Grammatica Tarkiln Bayou Preserve State Park Tarkiln Bayou Preserve State Park covers over 4,000 acres and protects Florida’s wet prairie habitat. The wet prairie habitat found in the park is home to four species of pitcher plants as well as other rare plants and animals. Visitors can enjoy hiking along the bayou and […]

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