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Foundation awards more than $17,000 for manatee research

Tallahassee, FL (November 21, 2019) – The nonprofit Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida recently announced a $17,098 grant to the Clearwater Marine Aquarium (CMA) to monitor manatee use of the Silver River. The project seeks to learn more about how manatees are using the river, how often they return to it and if it […]

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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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