The FWC’s Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail is pleased to announce a new Rural County Initiative. To assist Florida’s rural counties and Rural Areas of Critical Economic Concern (RACEC) with their nature-based tourism efforts, the FWC plans to add new sites to the Birding and Wildlife Trail network. Nominations are now being accepted for Florida's 32 rural and RACEC counties across the state, including Walton, Holmes, Washington, Jackson, Calhoun, Gulf, Gadsden, Liberty, Franklin, Wakulla, Jefferson, Madison, Taylor, Hamilton, Suwannee, Lafayette, Dixie, Baker, Columbia, Gilchrist, Levy, Union, Bradford, Hardee, Nassau, Putnam, Flagler, Okeechobee, Highlands, De Soto, Glades and Hendry. For more information about this project and to download an application form, please visit the GFBWT website's nomination pages.
Visitors from around the world come to Florida to see our unique wildlife and exceptional scenic places! All of Florida's counties offer great wildlife viewing opportunities. Nominate one of your county’s outstanding wild places today! The nomination period will remain open until February 10, 2012.
For more information contact:
Birding and Wildlife Trail Coordinator
Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission
620 S. Meridian St., Tallahassee, FL 32399(850) 488-9478; GFBT AT MyFWC.com