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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.

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Foundation partners with Florida Forest Service to help wounded veterans

Tallahassee, FL (November 19, 2019) – The nonprofit Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida recently announced a partnership with the Florida Forest Service to fund “Operation Outdoor Freedom” in Blackwater River State Forest. The foundation has committed $5,000 to maintain land used by wounded veterans to reconnect with the outdoors and shooting sports. Previous grants […]

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Endangered crayfish research receives grant from foundation

Tallahassee, FL (October 31, 2019) – The nonprofit Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida recently announced a $4,300 grant to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) to study rare crayfish species native to two Florida springs: the big-cheeked cave crayfish (Procambarus delicatus) at Alexander Springs and the Silver Glen Springs cave crayfish (Procambarus […]

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Foundation commits $13,000 to introduce women and youth to hunting

Tallahassee, FL (October 29, 2019) – The nonprofit Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida recently announced a $13,000 grant to the National Wild Turkey Federation – Gator Gobblers to introduce more women and youth to hunting. In addition to getting participants outside at the Little Orange Creek Preserve in Hawthorne, FL, the project will include […]

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Foundation Celebrates 25 Years of Conserving Nature and our Outdoor Heritage

Tallahassee, FL (October 24, 2019) –The non-profit Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida is celebrating its 25th birthday this fall. Since its founding, the foundation has raised and donated nearly $40 million to conserve Florida’s best lands, waters and wildlife, working closely with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and many other partners. […]

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Key West Marriott Beachside Hotel and Foundation Partner to Save Florida Corals

Key West, FL (October 17, 2019) –The non-profit Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida and Key West Marriott Beachside Hotel announced today a partnership to fund conservation and restoration of the coral reefs of the Florida Keys. The agreement was announced by Robert A. Spottswood, Chairman & CEO of Spottswood Companies, which owns the Marriott […]

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