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Pledge to Help Manatees in Florida

11/3/2014 // By Kelly Wagner

Florida’s wildlife like manatees need our help on Election Day. Floridians can help protect habitat for endangered manatees by voting yes on Amendment 1, the Florida Water and Land Conservation Amendment. The roly-poly Florida manatees have fascinated people for centuries. […] Read more >

Because of Pythons, Nine Lives May Not Be Enough for Florida Panther

2/1/2012 // By Mekell Mikell

If cats have nine lives, an endangered cougar subspecies may be down to its last one. The Florida panther has been a whisker away from extinction for decades, struggling to survive amidst habitat loss, pollution, disease and uncontrolled hunting.  Unfortunately, […] Read more >

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Gulf Restoration Tour Finishes on a High Note!

6/23/2011 // By Jenna Peters

405 Volunteers + 3,240 Hours of Hard Labor = Tireless Dedication and Commitment to the Gulf’s Precious Places. While BBQs, beach outings, and parades were in full swing Memorial Day weekend, National Wildlife Federation’s committed network of volunteers were knee […] Read more >

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2 Florida Panthers Killed by Vehicles in 2 Days

12/14/2010 // By Kristin Johnson

The Florida Fish & Wildlife Commission reported two Florida panther deaths in the past two days. The panthers were both struck by vehicles, bringing the total number of panther road kills in 2010 to 15. In 2009, 17 panthers were […] Read more >

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Know Your NWF: The Corridor Connection

12/2/2010 // By Roger Di Silvestro

When 19th-century American conservationists first set out to protect wild places, they created parks, national forests and various types of wildlife sanctuaries in relatively small patches. Despite their best intentions, few wildlife advocates had the foresight to see that these […] Read more >