Future Is Now Foundation








Wildlife and human lives are forever linked. Protecting wild animals and their habitats is a matter of public interest and a Foundation priority.

On this page are a variety of resources for learning how you or your organization can make a difference for the future of wild beings.

Wildlife Events

Wildlife Conservation Webinar: Growth and land use have a far-reaching effect on wildlife habitats and populations. Future land use decisions, development practices, planning approaches, design choices and other actions by humans impact the sustainability of our animal counterparts and their living environs. In this replay of a recent live event, experts present an array of findings, strategies, best practices and powerful resources to support advancements in wildlife conservation.

Presenters: Stephanie Rousseau, senior Wildlife Biologist, Florida Wildlife Commission. Dan Pennington, Community Planner and wildlife project manager, 1000 Friends of Florida. Nancy Payton, Southwest Florida Field Representative, Florida Wildlife Federation. Dr. Lisa Beever, AICP, Director, Charlotte Harbor National Estuary Program in Florida

When & Where: At your convenience on your computer, as a replay from a recent live event. 

Program of over 90 minutes includes continuing education credits for planners (through 2009).

Reduced price of $15 for wildlife supporters ... with proceeds to be used for further educational programs on wildlife conservation.

Other On-Line Resources

Worldwide Cause

For more than 45 years, the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has been protecting the future of nature.  The group's Website notes ... "the largest multinational conservation organization in the world, WWF works in 100 countries and is supported by 1.2 million members in the United States and close to 5 million globally. WWF's unique way of working combines global reach with a foundation in science, involves action at every level from local to global, and ensures the delivery of innovative solutions that meet the needs of both people and nature." Find out more at: WorldWild.

Teamwork Works!

"Teaming with Wildlife" is a nationwide initiative for helping secure funding and policy support to benefit wildlife. Teaming has a growing base of support with more than 5000 member organizations nationwide. To find out more and join the effort: Teaming.

Habitat Protection

An outstanding resource is now available on best practices for protecting wildlife habitats. "Wildlife Habitat Planning Strategies, Design Features and Best Management Practices for Florida Communities and Landowners" is a new guide from 1000 Friends of Florida, funded by the Florida Wildlife Commission and downloadable free at FloridaHabitats.

Wildlife Info

Also sponsored by 1000 Friends is a special Website on wildlife concerns featuring a variety of timely resources on wildlife species and habitats. Well worth the visit, the site is: Floridahabitat.org.

Certified Habitats

Florida: #1 in the Nation for Certified Habitats. The Florida Wildlife Federation, in concert with National Wildlife Federation, is offering all Florida residents an opportunity to take part in the national Wildlife Habitat Program. The goal is to promote and expand gardening for wildlife in Florida. Find out more at:fwfonline.

Leaving a Legacy

The Florida Wildlife Legacy Initiative is a far-reaching effort of t
he Florida Wildlife Commission to conserve native wildlife and the places they live. The Initiative is designed to implement Florida’s Comprehensive Wildlife Conservation Strategy; build partnerships for wildlife conservation across the state; and use Florida’s State Wildlife Grants Program funds to support partnership building and implementation of the Strategy. Learn more at: LegacyNow.

Report Violators

The Florida Wildlife Commission sponsors a Wildlife Alert Reward Program.
If you suspect a wildlife law violation, report it at:
1-888-404-FWCC (3922)
for violations that are in progress
or need immediate attention ...

Stay tuned to this page for more resources on helping wildlife and preserving wildlife habitats, for now and the future.


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