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Month: November 2020

Hunt Pythons and Fund Conservation

By: Kyle Grammatica Slithering through the Everglade’s river of grass, you spot one: an invasive Burmese python. You stop in your tracks. You just bagged a 10-foot constrictor and helped remove one of the largest threats to south Florida’s biodiversity. If that sounds like your kind of fun, then you need to bid in our […]

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Conserving Wild Florida

By: Kyle Grammatica The Foundation and the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) recently partnered to purchase a substantial parcel of land in Gulf County within the Apalachicola River and Bay watershed area. The 578-acre property is over five times the size of Disney’s Magic Kingdom, and like the theme park, it will be open […]

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Making Traps More Bear-able

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) had a problem that gave them paws. A poster child for conservation success, Florida’s once threatened black bear population now roams over half the state. With 21 million Florida residents and numerous visitors, FWC needed to address growing interactions between the 4,000 bears in the state and […]

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