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Florida’s most endangered bird receives critical support

Tallahassee, FL (April 21, 2020) – The nonprofit Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida announced a $140,000 grant to prevent extinction of North America’s – and Florida’s — most endangered bird, the Florida grasshopper sparrow. No more than 30 nesting pairs of sparrows remain in the wild, according to federal and state biologists. This represents […]

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Francisco Bergaz Joins Foundation Board

Tallahassee, FL (April 7, 2020) – Francisco A. Bergaz, managing director of the Miami-based Bekun LLC and Bervest LLC investment companies, has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida. Foundation Board Chair Richard A. Corbett announced the three-year appointment, citing Bergaz’s passion for outdoor youth education and […]

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2019 Annual Report

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Foundation Honors Exemplary FWC Employees

Tallahassee, FL (February 19, 2020) – Two Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) employees received awards for their exemplary work from the nonprofit Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida at FWC’s Commission meeting in Tallahassee on February 19, 2020. FWC Avian Conservation Coordinator Craig Faulhaber was awarded the 2019 Rodney Barreto FWC Employee of […]

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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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