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The Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida Contributes $250,000 to YES ON 2 Campaign to Preserve Fishing and Hunting in in the Sunshine State

Tallahassee, FL (June 18, 2024) – Yes on 2 today announced a $250,000 contribution from The Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that seeks to protect our outstanding animals and plants and the lands and waters they need to survive. The Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida joins other major contributors to Yes on 2 including T. Roosevelt Action and Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Wilton Simpson.

“The Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida is committed to ensuring all have access to outdoor recreation in wild Florida,” said foundation President & CEO Andrew Walker. “Amendment 2 is a crucial step in guaranteeing future generations have the right to fish and hunt in our state, which is why we were proud to invest $250,000 toward its passage.”

“The Fish and Wildlife Foundation’s seal of approval on our mission to forever preserve the rights to fish and hunt in our state sends a strong message to Florida voters,” said Yes on 2 Campaign Chairman Joshua Kellam, a former Commissioner at the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and President/CEO of The Garcia Companies. “We are incredibly grateful for their generous investment and look forward to working with them to share Yes on 2’s positive message of recreation, conservation and freedom.”

RIGHT TO FISH AND HUNT. — Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution to preserve forever fishing and hunting, including by the use of traditional methods, as a public right and preferred means of responsibly managing and controlling fish and wildlife. Specifies that the amendment does not limit the authority granted to the Fish and WildlifeConservation Commission under Section 9 of Article IV of the State Constitution.

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