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Month: October 2020

Stand with Wild Florida

By: Kyle Grammatica What do you love most about the Florida outdoors? The incredible variety of wild species? The expansive waterways and unique landscapes? The endless recreational opportunities? Whatever it is, we are committed to helping you support it. Since our founding in 1994, we have donated more than $45 million for conservation and outdoor […]

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Stand with wild Florida

  By purchasing our deer plate, you stand with wild Florida. Just this year alone we’ve funded 23 grants, totaling $149,911 thanks to plate sales. These grants conserve and manage lands open to public hunting, promote gun safety and youth hunting programs, and foster the shootings sports in Florida, including archery. For instance, we granted […]

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Robert Spottswood, Jr. joins Foundation board

Tallahassee, FL (October 19, 2020) – Robert A. Spottswood, Jr., president of Spottswood Management Inc., has been appointed to the Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida’s board of directors at its meeting earlier this month. Foundation board chair Richard A. Corbett welcomed Spottswood to the three-year appointment, citing his enthusiasm for outdoor recreation as an […]

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Partners purchase important conservation land

Tallahassee, FL (October 15, 2020) – The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), in partnership with the Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida, has purchased a 578-acre parcel in Gulf County within the St. Joe Timberland Florida Forever project. The property lies within the Apalachicola River and Bay watershed and expands upon the state’s recent 20,168-acre addition to […]

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Everglades ecosystems find a new champion

St. Petersburg, FL (October 6, 2020) – The Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s Outdoor Fund is expanding its commitment to Florida conservation with a $100,000 grant to the nonprofit Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida to restore Everglades ecosystems. The largest of these projects is sponge restoration in Florida Bay. As recently as the 1980s, […]

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