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Florida Department of Agriculture
and Consumer Services
of Agricultural Environmental
of Plant Industry
Department of State - Information Locator
The State Library's "card catalog" of government information
on the internet; includes local and federal information sources. Administered
by the Department of State, State Library of Florida, Division of
Library and Information Services, Barratt Wilkins, State Librarian.
Sunshine - The Florida Legislature
Access to full text Florida Statutes, state senators, and Florida
government sites on the WWW.
Advisory Council on Environmental Education
Mission : "to facilitate comprehensive, coordinated environmental
education to all residents and visitors in the state; to increase
the public's understanding of our natural systems and resources and
how they relate to the economy, public health and quality of life;
and to suggest and promote responsible actions by Florida's residents
and visitors that will result in the proper management, protection
and conservation of our natural resources. "
Dept. of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Division of Marketing and Development- food safety, plant industry,
dairy, animal industry, fruits and vegetables; new feature is a consumer
complaint form online.
Department of Environmental Protection
Publications, DEP Enforcement Manual, rules and statutes, permitting
Forest Protection Bureau
Forest conservation, fire prevention, fire statistics; locations of
field offices; state, federal and WWW forestry links.
Game and Freshwater Fish Commission
Hunting, fishing, wildlife viewing information; resources for educators
and online publications.
State Parks.:..the Real Florida
"Passport" to Florida's parks provides information on the
geographical location, recreational activities and interests, events,
and an alphabetical listing of the parks.
Government databases organize information with certain types of facility maintenance software to make data easier to access and share with others.
Cooperative Extension Service: Wildlife
Rich source of information on wildlife and wildlife issues.
* Cooperative Extension Service
Cooperative consisting of the University of Florida's Institute of
Food and Agricultural Sciences, the USDA, and Florida's county governments,
to provide scientific knowledge and expertise to the public.
of Florida School of Forest Resources and Conservation Extension (SFRC)
Assists forest landowners with "the challenge of remaining economically
competitive in an increasingly global market, while conserving and
sustaining forest ecosystem benefits."