New Partnership Modifications Conservation Panorama in Florida — The Nationwide Wildlife Refuge Affiliation

The Nationwide Wildlife Refuge Affiliation and Florida Conservation Group (FCG) just lately agreed on a partnership to strengthen their respective work and influence within the state. The collaboration presents elevated advantages to the Florida conservation group, together with:

  • Leveraging sources of the 2 organizations to higher attain landowners, state businesses, and state decision-makers extra successfully.

  • Planning, land safety, and advocacy for refuge enlargement in Florida.

  • Growing visibility, presence, and credibility on the panorama with stakeholders, state businesses, and policymakers that have an effect on state funding and conservation selections.

“With the mutual overlap between our missions and a chance to strengthen the work of each organizations in Florida, this partnership is a no brainer,” mentioned Geoffrey L. Haskett, President, Nationwide Wildlife Refuge Affiliation, who additionally famous the Nationwide Wildlife Refuge Affiliation’s partnership with the College of Florida to establish probably the most essential lands for water and wildlife within the state. “The combo of the Nationwide Wildlife Refuge Affiliation’s nationwide focus and FCG’s native information and partnerships round native refuge landscapes solely enhances our influence and attain in Florida.”

“The Nationwide Wildlife Refuge Affiliation’s countrywide presence, experience, relationships, and intensive information of the nationwide refuge system and conservation builds on our continued work right here in Florida,” mentioned Jim Strickland, FCG Vice-Chairman. “This partnership represents an unprecedented degree of collaboration in our state which advantages our conservation system and group whereas constructing our voice and influence.”

The Nationwide Wildlife Refuge Affiliation works inside nationwide wildlife refuge landscapes in addition to past the boundaries of nationwide wildlife refuge lands to make sure that conservation efforts surrounding refuges complement and combine habitats that assist wildlife and different pure sources together with water sources.

FCG advocates, educates, and acts as a useful resource for land safety and different conservation packages for safeguarding our wildlife and water. FCG is comprised of ranchers, scientists, and conservation and coverage specialists. FCG’s objective is to advance science-based land safety within the state of Florida. 


The Nationwide Wildlife Refuge Affiliation is a non-profit solely targeted on defending, selling, and enhancing the 850-million-acre Nationwide Wildlife Refuge System, the world’s largest community of lands and waters put aside for wildlife conservation.

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