Tell Me About: Marine Protected Areas in Florida

There are about 1,000 marine protected areas in the United States Marine protected areas are dedicated spaces where a government has restricted human activities for the purpose of conservation. They can be used for habitat conservation efforts, protection of endangered species, environmental research, and more.


Tell Me About: Water Management Districts in Florida

All of Florida’s freshwater bodies are managed on a state and regional level. Each region has their own water management district that is responsible for managing water supply, monitoring water quality, constructing and maintaining flood protection structures and protecting natural systems.