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Press Statement: Instant Conservation, Just Add Funding

For Immediate Release: April 24, 2017

Contact: Aliki Moncrief, Executive Director, aliki@fcvoters.org, 850-443-7609 or Jonathan Webber, Deputy Director, jwebber@fcvoters.org, 954-593-4449

Twitter: @fcvoters

Instant Conservation; Just Add Funding

Statement regarding the unanimous passage of PCB GAC 17-06 – Florida Forever.

“Today marks a new beginning for land conservation in Florida,” said Aliki Moncrief, Executive Director of Florida Conservation Voters. “Representative Matt Caldwell, Chair of the House Government Accountability Committee, has presented the public with a solid outline for protecting and enhancing our most important conservation and rural lands, waters, and neighborhood parks. More and more people continue to move to Florida each year; it’s only right we do what we can to protect these special places for future generations. Chair Caldwell’s plan is instant conservation: just add funding.”

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Florida Conservation Voters started in 2012 as a coalition of Florida’s conservation organizations united towards passing Amendment 1, the Water and Land Conservation Amendment. As of 2015 we are an independent 501(c)4 organization with the mission of electing pro-conservation candidates to public office. For more information, visit www.fcvoters.org.

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