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Budget, Beer, Guns, Pot And Potties On Lawmakers' Agenda

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TALLAHASSEE (AP) — Conservation land purchases, beer growlers, tax cuts, guns on state university campuses, medical marijuana and even where transgender people can go to the bathroom will all be issues that will come up during Florida’s 2015 legislative session. 648 more words


Should county commissioners allow more development in the Agricultural Reserve?

In 1980, Palm Beach County showed rare foresight in its decision to create the Agricultural Reserve to both protect agriculture and preserve the land from over development. 378 more words


Conserving Nature on Your Land - Feb 27/28

Purdue Extension presents
land management workshops

2 options:
February 27 – Columbia City, IN
(2 hour drive from Tryon Farm) 285 more words

Outreach + Exchange

Tryon Road Corridor Meeting No.2 - Feb 28th

FEBRUARY 28, 2015

Shady Creek Winery
2030 Tryon Road
Michigan City, Indiana

RSVP required
Open to the public – all welcome… 247 more words

Outreach + Exchange

Are you confident the governor and lawmakers will do the right thing with the Amendment 1 money?

For the last few weeks, Gov. Rick Scott has been playing a new role as a nature-lover. Meeting the press in the Everglades, with a caged Florida panther nearby, he announces a $5 billion Everglades restoration plan. 336 more words


Calumet Outdoor Series Tryon Farm Hike Oct 17

Calumet Outdoor Series 2015:
Guided Nature Hike at Tryon Farm

October 17, 2015

part of the Calumet Stewardship Initiative’s
‘Calumet Outdoors Series 2015′
>> download The Calumet Series brochure here… 141 more words

Outreach + Exchange

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