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FCT Board Caves to Developers and Toll Roads

On Wednesday, April 20, the Florida Communities Trust Governing Board broke its promise to the people of Florida and set a dangerous precedent for conservation. It unanimously voted to move forward with a controversial proposal to allow for the construction of a linear facility (aka

Split Oak

Split Oak: A Case of Poor Management

ORLANDO, Fl – When governments propose actions that involve sabotaging past public investments, the phrase that comes to mind is clear: mismanagement. And this is the clear case with the Split Oak Forest Wildlife and Environmental Area, a 1,689 forest created in 1994 when Orange

Florida’s Opportunity to Lead on Climate is Running Out

Despite Floridians experiencing the increasing harm caused by the climate crisis and environmental injustice for decades, we continue to see inaction from our lawmakers. Recent events demand action.  Over the past several months, the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a series of

Don’t let them steal the power of the sun from us!

The Republican-dominated Florida Legislature has launched an effort attacking our state’s current net metering policies and protections for solar owners. Net metering allows families who have solar panels on the roofs of their homes to return the extra electricity they produce back to their utility