Protectors of Lake Wales Ridge Honored
25th Anniversary of Ridge Rangers
Last updated 4/9/2019 at 3:10pm
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) and partners celebrated the 25th anniversary of the FWC's Ridge Rangers Program on Saturday, April 6, at Lake Kissimmee State Park. The guests of honor were many of the volunteers, visionaries and agencies that have made this program a success, both past and present.
"The Lake Wales Ridge is one of Florida's most highly imperiled ecosystems," said Jeff McGrady, FWC Division of Habitat and Species Conservation regional wildlife administrator. "Public land managers are faced with many unique management challenges in this system and b...