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Natural Resources Committee


We study environmental issues and take action by lobbying legislators as well as city and county commissioners.

Our focus is on the preservation of Florida's imperiled waterways and the protection of its native species.
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Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better
~Albert Einstein

Natural Resources Committee Meetings
Monthly Meetings:    Third Thursday, 6:30-8:30 PM (Details below)
Location:  Winter Park Library 460 E. New England Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789

Become a committee member by contacting our Chairperson, Kay Hudson HERE
Click here to visit our Facebook page & stay up-to-date with our announcements.
Our 2020-2021 Program Goals were reached after careful consideration at our Annual Meeting.

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POSITION STATEMENTS
  1. We endorse the City of Orlando’s 100% Renewable Energy by 2050 objective. 

  2. We advocate for Florida Forever protection of conservation lands.

  3. We support Water Conserv II as the largest reuse project of its kind in the world. 

  4. We believe in reusing, recycling, and reducing plastics and waste to produce less trash and protect our environment.

GOALS
  1. Champion electric vehicle use and policy in Orange County.

  2. Expand solar energy adoption in Orange County by focusing on residential co-ops and conversions at Orange County Public Schools.  

  3. Educate and advocate for Split Oak conservation land and smart growth.

  4. Safeguard water quality and quantity in Central Florida.

  5. Impact the public effort to refuse, reduce, and recycle plastics in Central Florida.



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GREEN NEWS


LWVOC:  Road Through Split Oak Forest is Illegal
Read Co-President Gloria Pickar's recent commentary in the Orlando Sentinel 2-9-2020 about the illegality of a road through Split Oak Forest. Read complete story HERE.

For the League's position on the Split Oak Wildlife and Environmental Area and the Osceola Parkway Eastern Extension, click HERE.