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Stormy weather reminds us that life in paradise comes with a cost | Opinion

Stormy weather reminds us that life in paradise comes with a cost | Opinion

Hurricane Michael destroyed Mexico Beach in Florida’s Panhandle with 155 mph winds — roofs ripped off, walls collapsed, windows shattered. Homes that withstood the wind were gutted by storm surge.
Call for 2019 Board Director Nominations

Call for 2019 Board Director Nominations

Interested in joining the Board of Directors of the Florida Wildlife Federation or nominating someone else?
Tampa Bay Sea Level Rise Conference April 5 & 6

Tampa Bay Sea Level Rise Conference April 5 & 6

What does the recent National Climate Assessment mean for Tampa Bay communities? This two-day conference will lay out the challenges ahead and already arising.
Legislative Report - 3/27/2019

Legislative Report - 3/27/2019

Legislative Report - 3/27/2019
BEACH CLEAN–UP,  OKALOOSA ISLAND, SATURDAY, MARCH 9

BEACH CLEAN–UP,  OKALOOSA ISLAND, SATURDAY, MARCH 9

We hope you can attend our next event, a beach clean-up, 10 – 11 AM, Saturday March 9, from the third beach freeway on Okaloosa Island (between Island Princess and the Fairfield Inn off Santa Rosa Boulevard). We have some pick up / reach extenders to help without stooping, and will finish with homemade cookies at 11 AM.
Atlantic, Pacific Coastal Affiliates of the National Wildlife Federation Urge Interior to Scrap Coastal Drilling Plan

Atlantic, Pacific Coastal Affiliates of the National Wildlife Federation Urge Interior to Scrap Coastal Drilling Plan

WASHINGTON, D.C. (February 18, 2019) — The Atlantic and Pacific coastal affiliates of the National Wildlife Federation urged the Department of the Interior in a letter today to scrap its forthcoming plan to radically expand offshore oil and gas drilling. The letter, addressed to Acting Interior Secretary David Bernhardt, mirrors the bipartisan and nearly unanimous position of coastal governors and lawmakers opposed to expanded oil and gas development on the outer continental shelf.
FLORIDA WILDLIFE FEDERATION GETS NEW PRESIDENT

FLORIDA WILDLIFE FEDERATION GETS NEW PRESIDENT

Preston Robertson will become the President and CEO of the Florida Wildlife Federation (FWF) beginning February 2019 following Manley Fuller’s 32-year tenure. Robertson has been with FWF since 2005, working as the Vice-President for Conservation, Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel.
Manley Fuller Farewell

Manley Fuller Farewell

Thank you for all you have done and continue to do for conservation in Florida and for your loyal support of Florida Wildlife Federation. It has been an honor to serve you.
CONSERVATIONISTS MOVE TO BLOCK LAST MINUTE DEAL BETWEEN SUGAR COMPANIES AND WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT

CONSERVATIONISTS MOVE TO BLOCK LAST MINUTE DEAL BETWEEN SUGAR COMPANIES AND WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT

Sweetheart deal between Sugar Giant and Water Management District could thwart reservoir to divert contaminated Lake Okeechobee water
ACT NOW TO HELP SAVE THE FLORIDA PANTHER!

ACT NOW TO HELP SAVE THE FLORIDA PANTHER!

Please tell FWS "I strongly support landscape scale habitat conservation planning efforts to provide vital linkages through private lands to public conservation lands in the region." This will help save our panther for future generations.