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Conservation Partner Profile: The Mosaic Company

The Tampa-based The Mosaic Company has been a strong supporter of conservation in Florida for many years as the world’s leading integrated producer and marketer of concentrated phosphate and potash. It employs more than 13,000 people in six countries and participates in every aspect of crop nutrition development. Its operations extend from the mine to […]

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Cracking Down on Invasives

By: Kyle Grammatica Tourists from all over the world come to enjoy the beauty of Florida, but the state’s invasive animal visitors have outstayed their welcome. These nonnative animals can take over ecosystems and cause significant losses in biodiversity. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is seeking public feedback from all interested parties […]

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Sharing Old Skills with a New Generation

By: Kyle Grammatica One Florida organization is sharing moves you can’t learn via TikTok. Florida Frontiersmen Inc. (FFI) was founded in 1972 with the mission of preserving the skills of early American settlers. It began as a black powder gun club, but quickly expanded to include traditional archery and hawk and knife throwing. The Foundation […]

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Getting Creative for Conservation

By: Kyle Grammatica Darrell Thompson, a resident of Pasco County, knew he needed a creative solution to save the gopher tortoises in his neighborhood. Thompson enjoys observing Florida’s wildlife on his daily walks, especially the nearby gopher tortoises. He became concerned when an underground construction company began encroaching on the tortoise’s burrows. Despite his efforts […]

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Supporting Wild Florida from Around the World

Wild Florida attracts millions of visitors each year from around the world. Whether it’s relaxing on sandy beaches, diving into clear springs, or searching for animals only found in the Sunshine State, there is something for everyone to fall in love with. Many visitors are inspired by the state’s natural wonders to donate to the […]

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