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Month: October 2020

The non-profit Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida, Inc. is dedicated to the conservation, management and sustainable enjoyment of Florida’s outstanding lands, waters and wildlife. Since 1994, the Foundation has raised and given away more than $45 million for conservation and outdoor recreation and education programs for adults, children, and families. The Florida Legislature assigned […]

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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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Gators, Gals, and Guns

By: Kyle Grammatica We love introducing novices to the joys of hunting and shooting sports! In a recent $2,000 grant, we funded a day of firearm and archery training for 30 women at the University of Florida. The Gators, Gals, and Guns event was held in spring 2019 at the Gator Skeet and Trap Club […]

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