conservationists

A Florida conservation group is questioning a plan to develop thousands of acres in southwest Florida that is currently home to the Florida panther.

A national conservation fund that has been around for more than 50 years may not be around much longer. Environmental advocates from around the country - includling Florida - are pressuring Congress to renew the program.

Environmentalists are warning wildlife officials that Apalachicola Bay is in serious trouble and will die without fresh water.