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Elizabeth Fleming

Senior Florida Representative
Elizabeth works to conserve core and connective habitat for wide-ranging species, and advocates for incorporating wildlife conservation into transportation and land-use planning. She has served as a member of the Florida Panther Recovery Team, Florida Panther Outreach Team, Florida Manatee Recovery Team and Florida Manatee Conflict Resolution Forum.

Posts By: Elizabeth Fleming

Florida panther, © Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

A Long-Range Plan for Florida Lands »

With an incredible 20 million people already living there, Florida is one of the fastest-developing states in the country. Working on the HCP is a great opportunity to make sure new development doesn’t lead to the loss of important habitat, and to set an example for other landowners throughout the southeast.

Florida panther, © Larry W. Richardson/USFWS

Creating Safe Passage for Panthers »

For Florida panthers to survive, the growing population must move north. But in that direction lies a landscape criss-crossed with miles of roads. And as far too many of these endangered panthers have learned over the years, they are no match for a speeding car.