A donation of the 4,171 acre Peaceful Horse Ranch on the Peace River was turned down by DEP two years ago. It was just accepted as a future Florida State Forest
An open letter to the Hernando County Commission, who voted last week to dissolve the county’s Environmentally Sensitive Lands program several years before its review date
April is Florida Springs Protection Month, according to our state agencies. A walk through Rainbow Springs State Park confirms that as beautiful as they look, the springs are not in good health.
How do we close the gap in the Florida Trail between the Suwannee and Aucilla Rivers? Learn the history of how the trail was developed and routed through that region, the discussions going on now, and a potential solution for future protection of the trail corridor.
Savannas Preserve State Park in Port St. Lucie is threatened by city plans to bulldoze a route right through conservation lands to build a Crosstown Bridge – and those plans haven’t changed, despite public input and lawsuits by environmental groups.
FWC is proposing opening hunting of Florida black bears this October. Hunting WILL NOT solve the public safety problems with bears in Florida. Here’s our take on the issue.
In Florida, water is an ever-present part of our lives. A visit to the Rainbow River yesterday brought back memories of the past and concerns for the future of Florida’s waters.
Attend a public workshop in a community near you this October through December to voice your opinion on changes to the Florida Trail route and priorities for new bike and water trails in Florida.
The irony is beyond comprehension. Split Oak WEA was preserved for wildlife as mitigation regional development. Now, it’s lack of development puts it at risk of being sliced in two by an extension of the Osceola Parkway – which is being built because of all the development.
The National Park Service is proposing raising entrance fees at popular parks to $70 from the current $25. A public comment period is now open for you to provide input on their plan.