Conservation Community News


Amos: How to preserve our treasured spaces in Manatee County

Lee Amos, Conservation Foundation's biologist and land steward, talks about the tools of conservation easements and shared community funding for land conservation

The Herald-Tribune, July 17, 2020



Amos: Native Florida Plants Essential for Healthy Ecosystem

Lee Amos, Conservation Foundation's biologist and land steward, writes about the benefits of gardening with the right native plants

The Herald-Tribune, June 27, 2020



Amos: Feel Joy - Save Land

Lee Amos, Conservation Foundation's biologist and land steward, writes about saving land and the profound and long-lasting joy it brings.

The Herald-Tribune, May 16, 2020



Amos: Biodiversity in all its forms

Lee Amos, Conservation Foundation's biologist and land steward, writes about biodiversity in all its forms and discovering biodiversity in your own backyard.

The Herald-Tribune, April 17, 2020



President Christine Johnson

Learn more about Conservation Foundation and our president in this radio interview. Christine Johnson was interviewed on April 9th by Cathy Antunes, host of The Detail, on WSLR radio. The interview begins approximately 3:20 into the recording. - The Detail hosted by Cathy Antunes, April 9, 2020



Wildlife photographer & environmentalist, Mary Lundeberg

Mary Lundeberg spreads her message of conservation and love of nature through her incredible wildlife photography. "I felt like I didn't really understand the environment until I became a photographer." Conservation Foundation hosted Mary's photography exhibit and wildlife lecture last year. Read more about Mary and her world of wildlife photography.

The Herald-Tribune, June 23, 2017



This Farm Cares - 2J Farms LLC

Since 2012, Chuck Johnston and wife Peggy have implemented Best Management Practices (BMPs) on their farm, to protect and preserve the lands their cattle graze on. As a result of this protection and preservation of Floridaís natural resources, 2J Farms was recognized by the County Alliance for Responsible Environmental Stewardship. Chuck sits on Conservation Foundationís Board of Advisors. From In The Field magazine (May 2017)

In the Field magazine - May 2017



Giving Moore

Thanks to the generosity of Trustee Elizabeth Moore, the 1,143-acre Triangle Ranch is protected forever. Triangle Ranch is essential to the protection of the Myakka River, its water quality and biodiversity, and our regionís flood protection. Profile appeared in SCENE magazine, November 2016.

SCENE magazine - Nov 2016


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