agriculture http://wfit.org en Florida Wildlife Corridor: Conservation With Benefits http://wfit.org/post/florida-wildlife-corridor-conservation-benefits <p>Why should conserving a tract of wild and rural areas stretching the length of Florida matter to people? The answer is multi-faceted: Agriculture, economics, water and recreation.</p><p>Agriculture is the second biggest economy in our state, next to tourism. <a href="http://www.floridawildlifecorridor.org/">Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition</a> co-leader, Carlton Ward Jr., explains that this project depends on farms, ranches and other private lands to connect already designated conservation areas.</p> Fri, 09 Mar 2012 19:02:46 +0000 Michelle Z Walker 3192 at http://wfit.org Florida Wildlife Corridor: Conservation With Benefits