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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.

Foundation Awards $30,000 to Understand Turtle Deaths

Tallahassee, FL (April 25, 2019) – The nonprofit Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida announced a $30,000 grant to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) for freshwater turtle disease research. The project will investigate the deaths of freshwater turtles in the St. Johns River watershed. Since March 2018, an unprecedented 300 sick or […]

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Foundation Awards Nearly $34,000 to Restore Sponges

Tallahassee, FL (April 16, 2019) – The nonprofit Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida announced a grant for nearly $34,000 to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) to improve sponge restoration efforts in Florida Bay. The sponge community in the Florida Keys has been severely damaged due to recent marine cyanobacterial blooms and […]

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Foundation Receives Guidestar’s Highest Rating

The Foundation just earned a 2019 platinum seal by adding information to our nonprofit profile on GuideStar. By sharing these important metrics, we’re helping the sector move beyond simplistic financial ratios to assess nonprofit progress. We chose to display quantitative information such as total number of grants awarded, total dollar amount of grants awarded, and […]

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Foundation Awards $35,000 for Florida Grasshopper Sparrow Survival

Tallahassee, FL (April 8, 2019) – The nonprofit Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida (FWFF) has announced a $35,000 gift to White Oak Conservation to help ensure the Florida grasshopper sparrow’s survival. This grant follows a similar $10,000 gift made in February. The Florida grasshopper sparrow, Ammodramus savannarum floridanus, is North America’s most endangered bird. […]

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And the Winner Is…

The Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida and The Collaboratory at Ringling College of Art and Design announced the winners for the “Conserve Wildlife” license plate design contest today.

More than 4,400 votes were cast by the public for their favorite plate through Sunday, March 31, 2019.

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