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 impression within the state. The collaboration presents elevated advantages to the Florida conservation group, together with:

  • Leveraging assets of the 2 organizations to raised attain landowners, state companies, and state decision-makers extra successfully.

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

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

“With the mutual overlap between our missions and a possibility 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 essentially the most vital lands for water and wildlife within the state. “The combo of the Nationwide Wildlife Refuge Affiliation’s nationwide focus and FCG’s native data and partnerships round native refuge landscapes solely enhances our impression and attain in Florida.”

“The Nationwide Wildlife Refuge Affiliation’s countrywide presence, experience, relationships, and in depth data 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 stage of collaboration in our state which advantages our conservation system and group whereas constructing our voice and impression.”

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 assets together with water assets.

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 consultants. FCG’s objective is to advance science-based land safety within the state of Florida. 


The Nationwide Wildlife Refuge Affiliation is a non-profit completely 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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