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Florida’s Birds, Lakes, and Volunteers

Florida LAKEWATCH is a citizen volunteer lake monitoring program that facilitates “hands-on” citizen participation in the management of Florida waters. Collectively, volunteers have gathered accurate water quality data on over 2,700 aquatic systems, including wetlands,… Read More

Community-Based Forest Management in the Brazilian Amazon

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Ana Violato Espada, a doctoral researcher at the University of Florida, organized a community exchange among users of six Brazilian Amazon extractive reserves to emphasized collective inquiry, experimentation grounded in experience, and the wealth of… Read More