Local leaders will gather at the Sierra Club Office to demand land conservation funding
WHAT: Leaders from the environmental and civic communities will call on Governor DeSantis and Florida’s budget leaders to restore full funding to Florida’s land conservation programs. This press conference is one of seven gatherings across the state, which follow a letter signed by over 120 Florida businesses and organizations demanding the State’s elected officials save the real Florida before it is too late.
Sister events will be held in Fort Myers, Fort Walton Beach, Gainesville, Gulf Breeze, St. Augustine, and Pensacola as part of the Florida Forever Days of Action December 13-14.
WHEN: Friday, December 13, 2019
WHERE: Sierra Club Office
1990 Central Avenue, St. Petersburg, FL 33712
WHO: Representative Ben Diamond, Frank Jackalone, Senior Organizing Manager of Sierra Club Florida, Lindsay Cross, Government Relations Director at Florida Conservation Voters, Tim Martin, Conservation Chair for Sierra Club Florida, and concerned citizens.
VISUALS will include a crowd, posters, banners, maps, and costumes.
#FloridaForever – #RealFlorida – #FullyFundFloridaForever – #FFDaysofAction