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Nikki Fried Calls on Interior Department, National Park Service to Stop Additional Drilling in...

Last week, Florida Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried wrote to U.S. Secretary of the Interior Deb Haaland and National Park Service Director Charles F. Sams III regarding oil drilling and wetlands restoration in the Big...

Florida Delegation Urges Biden, Interior Department to Reject Drilling in the Everglades

Last week, members of the Florida congressional delegation sent a letter to President Joe Biden and Interior Secretary Deb Haaland detailing their concerns regarding proposals by Burnett Oil Co., Inc to drill in Florida’s...

Greg Steube Brings Back the ‘Free Veterans From Fees Act’

Steube rounded up more than a dozen sponsors including U.S. Reps. Kat Cammack, R-Fla., Maria Elvira Salazar, R-Fla., and Michael Waltz, R-Fla. U.S. Rep. Ron Kind, D-Wisc., is the main co-sponsor.
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North Florida Land Trust Sells Three Acres to National Park Service on First Coast

The 2.7 acres are expected to be used to form a new trailhead for the Willie Browne Trail at the Theodore Roosevelt Area.

Al Lawson Wants Ax Handle Sunday Site in National Park Service’s African American Civil...

With this week marking the 60th anniversary of a race riot in Jacksonville, the congressman’s office offered some of the reasons why the park should be included in the network. If Lawson's resolution passes, this would be the first place in Florida included in the network. 
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North Florida Land Trust Sells 2,500 Acres of Preservation Land to the National Park...

This marshland is within the Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve boundary and will become part of the preserve.

Ron DeSantis Showcases Efforts to Remove Invasive Pythons From South Florida

On Monday, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis showcased the efforts  of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) to remove Burmese pythons from South Florida.
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Everglades Roundtable Includes Top Members of the House Water Resources and Environment Committee

The roundtable focused on restoring the Everglades and the Water Resources Development Act (WRDA).

Marco Rubio Calls on Interior Department to Help Finish Tamiami Trail Next Steps Project

On Monday, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., called on U.S. Interior Sec. David Bernhardt to support the expedited completion of the Tamiami Trail Next Steps project. Rubio wrote Bernhardt asking for his assistance in ensuring...

Rick Scott Urges Transportation Department to Complete Tamiami Trail, Calls it Vital to Everglades

On Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., wrote U.S. Transportation Sec. Elaine Chao, calling on her to grant funding through the Nationally Significant Federal Lands and Tribal Projects Program to complete Phase II of the Tamiami Trail Modification Next Step project.