Special Initiatives

The mission of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is "Managing fish and wildlife resources for their long-term well-being and the benefit of people."

We uphold this mission through a diversity of special initiatives:

Wildlife 2060

What's at stake for Florida?

Florida's Wildlife Legacy Initiative

Keeping Common Species Common.

Hurricane Irma Fisheries Disaster Funding

FWC is currently developing a plan to spend $44,608,039 in disaster relief funds in response to the 2017 Hurricane Irma Disaster in Florida.

Climate Change

Florida's Wildlife: On the front line of climate change.

Landowner Assistance

The land-use planning efforts and habitat management decisions made by private landowners today will determine the future for fish and wildlife tomorrow.

Florida’s Cooperative Conservation Blueprint

The Cooperative Conservation Blueprint (Blueprint) is a multi-partner strategic conservation process initiated in 2006 by the FWC as part of implementing Florida’s State Wildlife Action Plan.



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