They build nature centers. They volunteer as tour guides. Some of them even pay park rangers’ salaries.
Florida’s state parks wouldn’t win national prizes if it weren’t for the 111 “Friends of” groups that help support them, groups such as the 345-member Friends of the Island Parks in Dunedin.
But the groups say a pair of bills that have been zooming through the Legislature this spring could doom them…Click here to continue reading.