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Learn how a local nonprofit has teamed with USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service and other conservation groups to create a greenway that protects the Florida black bear and other imperiled species.

Restoring a Species

In the last 50 years, annual quail populations are down 85 percent in the United States. Learn how a former private hunting plantation in Florida is leading the way to bring them back. 

Preserving Old Florida

The Lightsey family has been running cattle in central Florida since the 1850s, but development encroaches on their legacy. Learn how Cary Lightsey and his brother Layne have put 90 percent of their land into conservation easements to protect it. 

Saving the Florida Scrub-Jay

The Florida scrub-jay is on the brink of extinction. Fred Hunter wants to give them a home. Learn how he is doing just that.

Sunrise to Sunset, Beekeeping Forester Never Stops

If it’s bees and trees, Willie Earl Paramore is an expert. He’s turned a passion into a lasting legacy on his land for forestry, pollinators and wildlife. See how NRCS has helped him along the way.


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