The Florida Wildlife Corridor organization champions the public and partner support needed to permanently connect, protect, and restore the Florida Wildlife Corridor - a statewide network of lands and waters that supports wildlife and people.
Cattle ranches in Florida are one of the largest protectors of wild lands in Florida. The Florida Cattlemen's Association does a great job of keeping the Florida Cattle Industry as a strong contributor to the states economy and the preservation of Florida.
Captains for Clean Water is a grassroots 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that advocates for the elimination of harmful, large-scale Lake Okeechobee discharges into the Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie River Estuaries by restoring the natural flow of Lake Okeechobee water south into the Everglades and Florida Bay.
Everglades Headwaters NWR lies in an area that is one of the great grassland and savanna landscapes of eastern North America. Still largely rural, this Greater Everglades area is a mosaic of seasonally wet grasslands, long leaf pine savannas, and cattle ranches that sustains one the most important assemblages of imperiled vertebrate wildlife in the southeast U.S. and a large portion of the unprotected natural habitat remaining in peninsular Florida.
Florida is blessed with an amazing state park system. Some of my favorite areas are state parks such as Lake Kissimmee State Park and Allen David Broussard Catfish Creek Preserve State Park. Find your closest state park here and go experience the Real Florida.
Florida Forever is Florida's premier conservation and recreation lands acquisition program, a blueprint for conserving natural resources and renewing Florida's commitment to conserve the state's natural and cultural heritage.