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Welcome to LandScope Florida

Florida is deservedly well-known for its stunning white sand beaches, timeless cypress swamps with alligators and extravagantly plumed wading birds, and the Everglades, the nation’s only “river of grass.” But Florida’s natural wonders go far beyond these iconic images, and a closer look reveals an astonishing diversity of species and ecosystems.

Lead Partners

  • Florida Natural Areas Inventory

    The mission of the Florida Natural Areas Inventory is to collect, interpret, and disseminate ecological information critical to the conservation of Florida's biological diversity.

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Featured Places in Florida

  • Apalachicola River Basin

    Though it faces threats from afar, the Apalachicola River Basin is a national hotspot of biodiversity with well over 1,000 native plants and animals and numerous endemic species that exist only in this region.

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  • Lake Wales Ridge

    Created from ancient dunes deposited 650,000 years ago, this sandy ridge in the center of the state contains one of the highest concentrations of rare plants and animals in the United States.

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Quick Facts

Florida Natural Areas Inventory
1018 Thomasville Road, Suite 200-C
Tallahassee, FL 32303

Contact Information

Phone: (850) 224-8207
Fax: (850) 681-9364


Founded in: 1981

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