The Dade City Garden Club is an Affiliate Member of the Florida Conservation Coalition. The Coalition is a newly formed bipartisan group devoted to protecting and conserving Florida’s land, fish and wildlife and water resources that are essential to the well-being and quality of life of the residents of this state, and for its long-term economic prosperity. The group is chaired by Bob Graham, Former Governor of Florida and U.S. Senator and Nathaniel Pryor Reed, Co-Chair, who is Former Assistant Secretary of the Interior, Former Chairman SFWMD, Founder and Chairman Emeritus 1000 Friends of Florida. The Dade City Garden Club supports the goals of FCC.
The Florida Conservation Coalition
emphasizes the following priorities:
1/Restoring reasonable funding for Florida’s regional water management districts to provide for water quality protection, adequate water supplies, flood protection, and natural resources protection
2/Funding Florida Forever including acquiring land for water resource protection.
3/Reaffirming Florida’s commitment to restore the Everglades, upon which South Florida’s water supply and quality of life depends.
4/Managing Florida’s water resources at the regional, not state level.
5/Ensuring that growth management laws and policies support sustainable use of water.
6/Promoting efficient use and conservation of water. 7/ Opposing efforts to privatize Florida’s water
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It shall be the policy of the state to conserve and protect its natural resources and scenic beauty. Adequate provision shall be made by law for the abatement of air and water pollution and excessive and unnecessary noise and for the conservation and protection of natural resources. Article II, Section 7(a),