Monday, February 4, 2013
Free Post Fridays Answer: Feb. 1
It is true that the majority of wetlands in the lower 48 states are privately owned. Wetlands are diminishing at a rapid rate globally and in the state of Florida. Loss of wetlands leads to proportionately reduced populations of fish and wildlife. Floridians depend on healthy and diverse populations of fish and wildlife, not only because they provide us with recreational opportunities and food, but also because they support our commercial fishing, tourism and recreation industries. Learn more by reading A Guide to Living with Florida's Wetlands.