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Foundation Awards Grant for Bear Monitoring

Tallahassee, FL (April 30, 2019) – The nonprofit Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida awarded more than $16,000 in a grant to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) to remotely monitor bear activity. The FWC conducts over 300 trapping efforts a year to reduce and resolve human-bear conflicts. Adding the most advanced motion-activated […]

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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 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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