E-Series: Forces of Nature- Florida’s Fighters for Conservation with Speaker: Clay Henderson

Posted on February 7, 2023

E-Series: Forces of Nature- Florida’s Fighters for Conservation
Speaker: Clay Henderson
Tuesday, Feb. 7, 7 p.m.

Clay Henderson is one of Florida’s leading voices in environmental policy. He sponsored or co-authored most of the natural resource protection provisions in the Florida Constitution, including: Amendment 1, the largest voter approved conservation funding initiative in our nation’s history, and creation of the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. He led development of nationally recognized land conservation programs, including: Volusia Forever (1986 and 2000), Florida Communities Trust (1990), Preservation 2000 (1991) and Florida Forever (1999). He has negotiated over 300,000 acres of lands now part of national and state parks, forests, and wildlife refuges. He negotiated key elements of the Everglades Restoration (1996) and authored the large scale planning sections of Florida Community Planning Act (2011). He negotiated the historic merger of Florida Audubon Society and National Audubon Society, which had coexisted for 100 years, and was one of the founders of Save the Manatee Club.


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