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Is $750M in water, land conservation money too much for lawmakers to resist?

Yep; they’re still at it.

Winning was just the beginning. Now Florida’s Water and Land Legacy, a coalition of conservation groups that convinced a record number of Florida voters to approve the water and land conservation amendment, has a new challenge: Convincing legislators to spend the money as voters want. 422 more words


Trail Hub Landscape Design Proposal

In December 2014, Tryon Farm Institute funded a 4-day intensive design internship for two Master of Landscape Architecture graduate students from Ball State University: Nicole Rebeck and William (‘Billy’) Stratton.  372 more words

Outreach + Exchange

Scott Conservancy Brochure Design

I had the opportunity last fall to design a brochure for a small conservation organization of which I am a member. I have a special feeling for this organization and the large tract of land they conserved— 623 more words


Little State, Big Effort

This past summer, I took the opportunity to intern at the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) in Planning and Development and Forestry. It was an extremely exciting time when I was hired for the internship—as an environmental economics student I was eager for an outlet to apply my newfound knowledge of energy policy and start forging my career. 366 more words


Selling Land to Buy Land

Original post date: January 22, 2014
Article by: Anonymous

Florida has more than 3 million acres of state lands protected from development by the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). 619 more words


Clean water, stopping All Aboard top Martin residents' legislative wish list

Martin County residents had two messages for their legislative delegation last week: (1) protect Martin’s rivers and waterways; and (2) stop All Aboard Florida from wrecking coastal communities. 574 more words


Winter reading: A Sand County Almanac

While going through boxes in the basement in search of Christmas decorations, I came upon a box of books that I’d not seen in a while. 595 more words