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$40,000 Pledged by Foundation to Monitor Deadly Disease in Deer

Tallahassee, FL (November 25, 2019) – The nonprofit Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida recently announced a $40,000 grant to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) to support the agency’s ongoing efforts to monitor deer in Florida for chronic wasting disease (CWD). CWD, which has not been detected in Florida, is a transmissible […]

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Innovative Partnership Continues to Save Florida’s Corals

Orlando, FL (December 12, 2019) – The nonprofit Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida announced the continuation of their partnership with Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s Outdoor Fund to save Florida’s coral reefs, including a pledge of $100,000 by the outdoor retailer for the coming year to support a long-term coral propagation facility in Orlando. […]

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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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