Big Bend Environmental Forum 

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The Big Bend Environmental Forum is an alliance of organizations which have come together to conserve the region’s environmental qualities through education, advocacy, research and, networking among its members.


The following are the primary goals of the Big Bend Environmental Forum:

  • To facilitate public input, education, dialogue, and debate through public forums and workshops.
  • To identify threats and opportunities to protect and/or enhance the natural resources of the Big Bend Region.
  • To explore potential courses of action to resolve the region’s most pressing environmental problems and needs through networking among the Big Bend Environmental Forum members and
  • To conduct research concerning environmental threats and opportunities so members and the public can make informed choices about alternative courses of action to be taken to protect and/or enhance the natural resources of the Big Bend Region.
  • To seek consensus on and to advocate for appropriate courses of action.

Big Bend Region

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Member Organizations

Democratic Environmental Caucus – Leon County
Big Bend Sierra Club
ReThink Energy Florida
Florida Native Plant Society-Magnolia
Tall Timbers Research Station and Land Conservancy
Citizens Climate Lobby
Apalachee Audubon Society
Wakulla Springs Alliance
Physicians for Social Responsibility - Florida
Sustainable Tallahassee
Florida Wildlife Federation
Friends of Lake Jackson
Citizens for a Sustainable Future
League of Women Voters of Tallahassee
Tallahassee Green Faith Alliance
1000 Friends of Florida
Apalachee Chapter of the Florida Trail Association
Save the English Forest

The Counties of Big Bend

Franklin County
Gadsden County
Jefferson County
Leon County
Liberty County
Madison County
Taylor County
Wakulla County

Big Bend Environmental Forum
Tallahassee, FL 32302
(850) 888-2565

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