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Stay in the know on the latest developments in our organization and other issues that are critical to preserving wildlife in Florida.

Bass Pro Shops Founder Johnny Morris Presents Million-Dollar Gift to Support Fish and Wildlife Conservation in Florida

Tampa, FL (November 13, 2018) – The nonprofit Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida announced today that BlueGreen 2018, held on Saturday, October 27 at Tampa’s Armature Works, smashed its previous fundraising record thanks to a $1 million gift and pledge from conservationist and Bass Pro Shops founder Johnny Morris, the event’s guest of honor […]

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Foundation Sets Up Fund to Help FWC First Responders and Staff

The nonprofit Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida (FWFF) announced today it has created a Hurricane Michael Relief and Recovery Fund to support the first responders and other staff of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC).

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FWC Provides Important Red Tide Update

Gil McRae, Director of Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s Fish and Wildlife Research Institute, gave an important update on the status of red tide in Southwest Florida at the September 2018 Commission Meeting.

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Coral Disease Devastating Florida Reefs

In 2014, an unidentified coral tissue loss disease was first observed in Miami-Dade County and quickly spread throughout the northern areas of the Florida Reef Tract (FRT). The disease outbreak continued to slowly and persistently progress south of Miami through the Upper and Middle Keys, reaching the Lower Keys by April 2018. Multiple factors make […]

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A Conversation with Andy Walker and Eric Sutton

Listen to Eric Sutton, Executive Director of FWC, and Andrew Walker, President and CEO of the Fish and Wildlife Foundation of Florida, address the impacts of the red tide and blue-green algae bloom on fisheries, boating and recreation, and more on BassProShops Outdoor World on SiriusXM’s Rural Radio Channel 147.

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