Florida Conservation Coalition asks for help to request increased funding for Florida Forever

“The vast majority of voters in Florida’s 2014 election, 4,238,739 people (74.96%), voted for the Water and Land Conservation Amendment (Amendment 1). The people believed this would help protect Florida and its future by acquiring the most precious remaining natural places in our state. The 2016 Legislature, however, recently agreed on a budget contrary … Click here to read more

Jupiter Island’s Nathaniel Reed honored as ‘2013 Bob Graham Center Citizen of the Year’

As Nathaniel Reed fast approaches his 80th birthday in July, not even recent surgery on his leg to remove skin cancer can slow him from his mission to save the Everglades. “Rather than retire to playing bad golf and gin rummy, I stay in the harness and just love it,” he told the Gainesville Sun. … Click here to read more

ACTION ALERT: Florida Conservation Coalition’s Bob Graham and Nat Reed ask for your help

Florida Conservation Coalition Founder and Chairman Bob Graham, and Vice-Chairman Nathaniel Pryor Reed, ask the public’s cooperation with an IMMEDIATE ACTION ALERT … Click here to read more

Martin County action alert from Nathaniel Reed: email these legislators now to stop HB1101 / SB1362

These bills are not in the best interest of ordinary Floridians or visitors to our State. If you are a sport fisherman, hunter, birdwatcher, kayaker or airboat enthusiast, it would mean that someday soon when headed to your favorite place you may encounter a barbed wire fence and “No Trespassing” sign blocking your way. Send your email message now. … Click here to read more

Jupiter Island’s Nat Reed forms new nonprofit, blasts Scott administration for lack of conservation efforts

The overall focus of the nonprofit group — which released statements of support from 1000 Friends of Florida, Audubon of Florida, the Sierra Club, and League of Women Voters — is water quality. Nathaniel Reed, pioneer Jupiter Island resident who served as assistant secretary of the interior under Presidents Nixon and Ford, and is chairman emeritus of 1000 Friends of Florida, said the group intends to “raise Cain” against the cuts legislators made earlier this year. “The developers paid for and got what they wanted,” Reed said. “And it’s a disgrace to the state of Florida.” … Click here to read more