Floridabirdingtrail.com Wins Best Website Award!
The Association for Conservation Information (ACI) is a non-profit organization of natural resources communicators. ACI is made up of professionals representing state, federal and Canadian wildlife conservation and parks and natural resource agencies as well as private conservation organizations. One of the most popular and successful of ACI programs is the annual awards contest, which recognizes excellence and promotes craft improvement through competition.
At the recent ACI annual meeting, held in Nashville, Indiana, our website was awarded 1st place.
The Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail is a network of 510 premier wildlife viewing sites across the state. When you want to know where to go in Florida to see native birds, butterflies and more, head for the Trail. It’s Your Road to Adventure!
Every year, millions of people, residents and visitors alike, participate in wildlife viewing activities, contributing billions of dollars to Florida’s economy*, but the ultimate goal of the Trail is to encourage conservation of Florida’s native habitats and species.
The Trail is a program of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, supported in part by the Florida Department of Transportation and the Fish and Wildlife Foundation of Florida, and is possible thanks to dozens of federal, state, and local government agencies, non-governmental organizations and private landowners.
*2011 Economic Benefits of Wildlife Viewing in Florida, Southwick Assoc.