Posts Categorized: Florida

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.