Web Sites and Link
Citizens for a Scenic FloridaGroup dedicated to preserving and enhancing Florida's visual environment. Includes a library of legal documents, news, opinion, and other material pertaining to defending scenic beauty.
EcoFloridaMagazine covering state ecology, wildlife and the environment and topics such as outdoor adventure and bird watching. Travel tips, subscription information, and photo gallery.
Everglades Coordinating Council: Will You Help?Letters, newspaper articles and historical photographs detailing the destruction of the Everglades despite, or because of, government efforts. Introduction by Wayne Jenkins, credentials of contributor Tom Shirley.
Florida Academy of SciencesNon-profit organization founded in 1936. Publishes a quarterly journal called Florida Scientist, sponsors a Junior Academy of Science. Links to other state scientific organizations, annual meeting plans.
Florida Environment RadioDaily radio feature on Florida's environment produced for public radio stations. Links for teachers and listeners, links to business and institutional partners including the Southwest Florida Council for Environment Education.
Florida Environmental Health AssociationNonprofit group of environmental health professionals. Details of the annual education meeting, training and job opportunities, awards, scholarship fund, membership, and links.
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation CommissionInformation and regulations on hunting, freshwater and saltwater fishing, wildlife viewing, hiking trails, boating safety, the Florida panther and other endangered and threatened species.
Florida NaturePhotographs and information about the state's flowers, trees, reptiles, mammals, spiders, fungi, and other organisms.
Florida Pollution Prevention RoundtableNot-for-profit corporation whose mission is to establish a forum for identifying, coordinating, and promoting pollution prevention activities and resources throughout the state.
Linking Florida's Natural HeritageDigital access for researchers to information on state species and ecosystems drawn from museum collections and university databases. Contact information, lesson plans.
St. Johns RiverkeeperPrivately funded ombudsman looking after the ecological health of the river in Northeast Florida. Scientific and geological data, links to parent organization and sponsors.
The Battle of The Little Big Cypress ContinuesRuben P. Sauleda, an environmental advocate with a Ph.D. in biology from the University of South Florida, offers a history of damage to the Everglades, especially the Big Cypress National Preserve, as a result of government policies and actions. Photo documentation.
The League of Environmental Educators in FloridaProfessional organization comprised of individuals, institutions, and agencies committed to environmental education. Includes available grants, newsletter [PDF], and regional news.
The Nature Conservancy - Florida ChapterLists scheduled events and links to nature preserves in the state, together with maps, directions, hours, fees and activities.
West Coast Inland Navigation DistrictTasked with the management/maintenance of the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway from Anclote Key (north of Tampa Bay) to the Caloosahatchee River (south of Ft. Myers).
Your Florida BackyardHow to make your surroundings more wildlife-friendly. Extensive info on native Florida plant life and wild life, gardening with Florida's native plants, butterfly gardening, bird gardening, wildlife gardening plus books and photos.