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Tuesday Lead Letter

Jacksonville.com
October 09, 2017


5 creative techniques being used to keep coral reefs alive

Mother Nature Network
Oceans & Coasts
October 03, 2017


The Effort to Replant the “Amazon of the South”

NRDC
September 25, 2017


Back to the Wild

Time
September 14, 2017


Scientists say damage to Florida’s coral reef has made the state more vulnerable to storm surges.

The Washington Post
September 12, 2017


The Change Hurricane Irma Brings

The New Yorker
September 10, 2017


Eastern indigo snake reintroduced into the wild.

Mother Nature Network
September 02, 2017


Choctawhatchee Bay coalition loses out on estuary program grant.

NWF Daily News
September 01, 2017


Landowners paid to swap ‘trash trees’ for longleaf pines.

The Gainesville Sun
August 31, 2017


Trump’s anti-climate change crusade doesn’t worry the Florida Keys.

Miami Herald
August 25, 2017


Florida's Unspoiled Gems

AAA World
August 01, 2017


Eastern indigo snakes getting another shot in Florida

Tallahassee Democrat
Conservation Lands
July 17, 2017


Eastern Indigo Snakes released into wild, decade-long species recovery ahead

WCTV CBS Tallahassee
Conservation Lands
July 17, 2017


Twelve Eastern Indigo Snakes Released Into Wild

WTXL ABC 27
Conservation Lands
July 17, 2017


Environmentalists Bring Indigo Snakes Back To Florida

WFSU News
Conservation Lands
July 17, 2017


The Race to Save Florida’s Devastated Coral Reef from Global Warming

The Washington Post
Oceans & Coasts
June 25, 2017


Despite Florida Panther Fatalities, Experts Say Their Population Will Grow

Florida Public Radio – WFSU News
Conservation Lands
June 23, 2017


Coalition urges Scott to sign solar bill

News 4 Jacksonville
Climate Change
June 13, 2017


Flatwoods Salamander

Bay News 9 Online - Spectrum Sports: Out There
Conservation Lands
May 31, 2017


Flatwoods Salamander

News 13 Online – Spectrum Sports: Out There
Conservation Lands
May 31, 2017


The Return of the Florida Panther

The New Yorker
Conservation Lands
May 29, 2017


More Mollusks, Please

850 Business Magazine
Oceans & Coasts
May 26, 2017


Nature Conservancy Staffing Up

SPB SaintPeters Blog
Leadership
May 20, 2017


Nature Conservancy Staffing Up

Florida Politics Blog
Leadership
May 20, 2017


Florida Travel: A Guide to Hiking Florida's Mountain Ranges

Visit Florida
Conservation Lands
May 17, 2017


Shark Tagging Success

Longboat Key News
Oceans & Coasts
May 16, 2017


Conservation Project Proposed for Nearly 40,000 Acres Along Apalachicola River

Politico
Rivers & Lakes
May 11, 2017


The 90 second Naturalist: Room To Roam

Cincinnati Public Radio
Conservation Lands
May 08, 2017


Spectrum Sports – Out There: Red-Cockaded Woodpecker

News 13
Conservation Lands
May 08, 2017


Grow with Care

South Florida Business Observer
Rivers & Lakes
May 05, 2017


Bird Fund a Lasting Gift in Honor of Conservationist

Coastal Star
May 03, 2017


Did Economy or Ideology Stall Florida Forever Land Buying Program

TC Palm
Conservation Lands
May 01, 2017


CONVERSATIONS: Wildfires Spread As Parched Florida Landscape Burns

WMFE NPR
Conservation Lands
May 01, 2017


On Earth Day: Hope For A Better Future, by the Conservancy’s Kris Serbesoff-King

Palm Beach Post
April 21, 2017


Interview With Fire Manager Zach Prusak

Weather Channel - Weather Underground
April 11, 2017


Jupiter: Great hub for outdoors exploration, adventure

Orlando Sentinel
Conservation Lands
April 07, 2017


POINT OF VIEW Acting on climate for the win

Palm Beach Post
Climate Change
April 02, 2017


STATE BUYS MORE RIVER PROPERTY

Riverland News
Conservation Lands
March 30, 2017


No development for 115 acres along Rainbow River

Hydrologic Network
Conservation Lands
March 29, 2017


State buys portion of Rainbow River Ranch

Citrus County Chronicle
Conservation Lands
March 28, 2017


No development for 115 acres along Rainbow River

Ocala Star Banner
Conservation Lands
March 28, 2017


No development for 115 acres along Rainbow River

The Gainsville Sun
Rivers & Lakes
March 28, 2017


Out There: Disney Wilderness Preserve

Spectrum Sports
Conservation Lands
March 22, 2017


Column: Investing in nature is a better way to meet Florida's needs

Tampa Bay Times
Conservation Lands
March 21, 2017


Oysters help Pensacola waterways and economy after BP spill

Pensacola News Journal
Oceans & Coasts
March 16, 2017


New Tiger Creek Preserve trail leads through beautiful area

The Ledger
Conservation Lands
March 11, 2017


Scouts mix it up fire, water, longleaf pines

Tallahassee Democrat
Conservation Lands
March 02, 2017


Picking, plucking and pulling: Tackling invasive species

St. Augustine Record
Conservation Lands
February 24, 2017


Florida’s Latest Invasive Species: A Fern Capable Of Toppling Trees With Its Chokehold

WFME/NPR Orlando
Conservation Lands
January 23, 2017


Rescue group releases bobcat kitten found on Orlando Street

Click Orlando
Conservation Lands
January 18, 2017


Rehabilitated bobcat finds new home in Polk’s Tiger Creek Preserve

The Ledger
Conservation Lands
January 18, 2017


Researchers: Widespread coral diseases in Upper Keys

Click Orlando
Oceans & Coasts
December 22, 2016


How to build resilient coastlines

GreenBiz
Oceans & Coasts
December 22, 2016


Goulds Pineland Preserve is now completely protected

The Miami Times
Conservation Lands
December 21, 2016


Once sleepers, Brazilian peppers have taken over

St. Augustine Record
Conservation Lands
December 17, 2016


The seasons of Tiger Creek: 'Secret' sanctuary beckons with flowers, peace

The Ledger
Conservation Lands
December 14, 2016


Some Keys Reefs Show Hike in Coral Disease, Study Finds

Florida Keys News
Oceans & Coasts
December 14, 2016


Going native: Air potatoes are smothering machines

The St. Augustine Record
December 02, 2016


Oyster Reef Restoration Update

Harbor Style
Oceans & Coasts
December 01, 2016


Perils of Climate Change Could Swamp Coastal Real Estate

New York Times
Climate Change
November 24, 2016


Jones Potato Farm Receives State Award for Environmental Leadership

Bradenton Herald
November 01, 2016


Southern Perspective: Tiny oysters deserve big praise

Pensacola News Journal
Oceans & Coasts
October 30, 2016


 Nature Conservancy in Florida remakes executive team

Saint Peters Blog
Leadership
October 27, 2016


State Cabinet approves 1,619 acres in Polk for Perpetual Conservation

The Ledger
Conservation Lands
October 25, 2016


Cabinet Approves Purchase of 11,000 Acres to Protect Springs, and More

Sunshine State News
Conservation Lands
October 25, 2016


East Bay Oyster Reef Project Planned

Pensacola News Journal
Oceans & Coasts
October 21, 2016


New Coral Reef Conservation Initiative

WGCU NPR News
Oceans & Coasts
October 19, 2016


To Address Flooding in Miami, the Best Way Forward Might be Back

UNDARK
Climate Change
October 06, 2016


Eastern Florida State College Wins Major Awards For Community Service

Space Coast Daily
Oceans & Coasts
September 23, 2016


Mote Marine and The Nature Conservancy sign MOU for coral restoration initiative

Observer - Sarasota
Partnerships
September 15, 2016


Ocean Groups Launch Joint Coral Restoration Program

Repeating Islands
Partnerships
September 15, 2016


Ambiente | ai Caraibi Corsa Contro il Tempo per il Ripopolamento dei Coralli

ZaZoom Social News
Partnerships
September 14, 2016


Ocean Groups Launch Joint Coral Restoration Program

FL Keys News
Oceans & Coasts
September 14, 2016


New Coral Conservation Initiative to Enable Coral Restoration Throughout the Caribbean and Florida Keys

AZOCleanTech
Partnerships
September 13, 2016


Mote partners with Nature Conservancy on coral restoration

Sarasota Herald Tribune
Oceans & Coasts
September 13, 2016


Initiative to restore one million corals launches in the Caribbean and Florida Keys

ScienceDaily
Partnerships
September 12, 2016


Blowing Rocks Preserve

Florida Hikes!
September 06, 2016


Blowing Rocks Preserve in Hobe Sound

Visit Florida
August 17, 2016


Column: BP's payments for gulf restoration reveal the value of the Gulf of Mexico

Tampa Bay Times
Oceans & Coasts
August 04, 2016


Diverse wildlife form in oyster reefs

SNN News
Oceans & Coasts
July 14, 2016


Volunteers Rescue 200-Pound Sea Turtle That Had Flipped Over On The Beach

INSIDE edition
Partnerships
June 29, 2016


Dedicated Volunteers Rescue Stranded Sea Turtle and Return Her to Sea

CBS8
Partnerships
June 29, 2016


Finalists Announced! Miamians reimagine parks, neighborhoods in 2016 Public Space Challenge

Our Miami | The Miami Foundation
June 03, 2016


Invest in smart natural solutions to counter changing climate

Miami Herald
Climate Change
May 31, 2016


Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/opinion/op-ed/article80988682.html#storylink=cpy


BleachWatch program needs volunteers to monitor corals in Florida Keys

MOTE Marine Laboratory & Aquarium
Oceans & Coasts
May 31, 2016


United States of  Extinction: Threat to America’s Iconic Animals

New Scientist
May 05, 2016


Many More Republicans Now Believe in Climate Change

Scientific American
Climate Change
April 27, 2016


Mangroves and Marshes: A Shield Against Catastrophe?

RMS
Oceans & Coasts
April 11, 2016


Take the Kids to 3 Great Nature Destinations

Nature Magazine
April 14, 2016


The Nature Conservancy Looks to Address South Florida Climate, Catastrophe Risks

Insurance Journal
Oceans & Coasts
April 11, 2016


FL Residents, Wildlife Breathe Easier with Everglades' Cash Injection

Public News Service
Conservation Lands
April 11, 2016

Conservation groups are praising the Florida Legislature's $200 million funding for projects in the Everglades.

Everglades restoration projects have been under way for a few years now, but they lacked a stable source of funding, which groups have been working on for about 16 years. - See more at: http://www.publicnewsservice.org/2016-04-11/public-lands-wilderness/fl-residents-wildlife-breathe-easier-with-everglades-cash-injection/a51332-1#sthash.0oTeFCNO.dpuf


Climate-Related Death of Coral Around World Alarms Scientists

The New York Times
Oceans & Coasts
April 09, 2016


Nature hacks for climate change

The New Tropic
Oceans & Coasts
April 05, 2016


Miami-Dade turns to nature to combat sea-level rise

Miami Herald
Oceans & Coasts
April 29, 2016


State Spends $4 Million To Keep Dixie In Timber

WFSU
March 29, 2016


State OKs deals to protect Dixie, Pasco lands

Ocala StarBanner
Forests
March 29, 2016

Deborah Keller of The Nature Conservancy estimated that 90 percent of Dixie County's economy relies on the timber industry and credited Lyme Timber for maintaining the land. "They're an excellent manager, an excellent protector of not just the timber industry but also the natural resources of that area," Keller said.


Legislators put solar amendment on primary ballot

Tampa Bay Times
Climate Change
March 09, 2016


Seminole County considers ban on bear hunting

Orlando Sentinel
March 09, 2016


House and Senate haven’t agreed on money for Everglades, land purchases and Martin County water farm

TCPalm
Conservation Lands
February 29, 2016


Legislators advance bill that rewrites how Florida parks, preserves are managed

Miami Herald
Conservation Lands
February 18, 2016


Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/news/politics-government/state-politics/article61188127.html#storylink=cpy


Lands Bill Sponsor Praised For Good Deed

WUSF Public Media
Conservation Lands
February 18, 2016


Bobcat on the mend; 2 rescued bobcats released at preserve

Bay News 9
Partnerships
February 06, 2016

Elsewhere, two rescued bobcats were released Thursday at a preserve in Highlands County. The cats were rescued last summer, after someone found them orphaned on the side of a highway.

Big Cat Rescue nursed them back to health. They were released at The Nature Conservancy’s Venus Flatwoods Preserve.


Rain and Dancer are released into The Nature Conservancy's Venus Flatwoods Preserve

ABC Action News - WTFS - Tampa Bay
Partnerships
February 05, 2016


House Wants $200 Million For Everglades Plumbing

WFSU
January 28, 2016


Quick action taken on major bills as legislators promote new sense of harmony

The Ledger
January 13, 2016


Quick action taken on major bills as legislators promote new sense of harmony

News Chief
January 13, 2016


Sweeping water legislation could pass session early

The Daytona Beach News Journal
January 11, 2016


Florida Senate approves water resources bill

The Daytona Beach News Journal
January 13, 2016


Florida Senate approves water policy changes

The Ledger
January 13, 2016


Florida Senate Approves Water Policy Changes

Southeast AG NET
January 13, 2016


Lawmakers to address conservation spending, bear-human conflicts during session

The Daytona Beach News-Journal
January 10, 2016


Sweeping water legislation could pass early

Ocala StarBanner
January 09, 2016


Sunrise, sunset, sunshine state pleasures coast to coast

San Antonio Express-News
January 08, 2016


Orbiting Jupiter: A happy planet in the galaxy of South Florida

The Roanoke Times
December 20, 2015


Florida Counties Have Different Plans For Oil Spill Funds

CBS Miami
December 20, 2015


Florida counties have different plans for oil spill funds

Orlando Sentinel
December 20, 2015


BP restoration: Park projects get positive feedback

Panama City News Herald
Oceans & Coasts
December 14, 2015


Meet the Florida Man Replanting Thousands of Corals to Fight a Historic Die-Off

Miami New Times
Oceans & Coasts
December 11, 2015


Legacy Florida Bill Would Establish Dedicated Funding for the Everglades

Sunshine State News
Rivers & Lakes
December 01, 2015


Study: Keys reef continues to suffer from bleaching

The Citizen
Oceans & Coasts
November 28, 2015

For a second straight year, the Florida Keys coral reef tract has taken a serious beating when it comes to bleaching, according to a recently released study. Especially crippling this year was the rise in potentially fatal coral diseases, which could have come from the corals already being weakened from last summer’s bleaching event, coral experts speculated.


Environmentalists Say Scott Budget Doesn’t Go Far Enough

CBS Miami
November 23, 2015


Environmentalists Say Governor's Budget Doesn't Go Far Enough

WUSF News
November 23, 2015


Environmental groups voice concern over Scott’s budget proposal

POLITICO Florida
November 23, 2015


Florida gets a failing grade for flood preparedness

Palm Beach Post
November 20, 2015


Florida Gets Bad Grade On Climate Change Risk Preparedness

WLRN TV
November 18, 2015


Bleaching and disease are devastating Florida's coral reef

Tampa Bay Times
October 26, 2015


Bleaching and disease are devastating the biggest coral reef in the continental U.S.

The Washington Post
October 26, 2015


Beyond the high tides, South Florida water is changing

Miami Herald
October 25, 2015


Coral at risk of widespread bleaching

Miami Herald
October 21, 2015


Congresswoman Gwen Graham Serves as Forest Service Ranger

WCTV
October 17, 2015


New Oyster Reef Habitat Underway in Punta Gorda

Suncoast News Network
September 28, 2015


New Reefs Mean New Life in Charlotte Harbor

ABC-7 and NBC-2
September 28, 2015


Conservation Corps Builds Nature Trail and Character

Apalachicola & Carrabelle Times
September 23, 2015


Oil spill settlement provides unprecedented opportunity

Tallahassee Democrat
September 06, 2015


Letter: Attend Thursday to help secure Panama City’s future

Panama City News Herald
August 26, 2015


Future economic growth could impact environment

Northwest Florida Daily News
August 24, 2015


Record-high prescribed fires reduce threat, restore forests in Volusia, Flagler

Daytona Beach News-Journal
Forests
May 31, 2015


Temperince Morgan: Protecting Florida’s rural lands

The Tampa Tribune
April 18, 2015


Coastal Defense App Wins Esri Global Disaster Resilience Challenge

http://coastalresilience.org/
Oceans & Coasts
September 23, 2014


Of oysters and mangroves: The Nature Conservancy and the City of Punta Gorda team up to protect our shoreline

Harbor Style Magazine
April 01, 2014


Let's Begin to Solve Florida's Water Challenges

Tampa Tribune
February 22, 2014


Florida Supreme Court Approves Water and Land Conservation Amendment

Florida's Water and Land Legacy
Conservation Lands
September 26, 2013


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