Blue-Green Connections is a non-profit organization whose goal is to educate, inspire and motivate local individuals, businesses and organizations to protect our land and waters. We will facilitate collaboration between our supporters and enable valuable research information to be shared and dispersed. The time to act is now.
Blue-Green Connections, Inc. was formed in May 2019 as a result of work done to nominate the waters of the Florida Gulf Coast as a Mission BlueTM Hope Spot. During the course of the nomination process, the founders had the opportunity to interact with a large number of diverse individuals and institutions. We gained a deeper understanding of the connections between actions on the land and effects on the waters – and vice-versa. We discovered that despite the different focuses and areas of expertise, there was a large overlap in concerns about unsustainable human practices and climate change as well as a hunger for more information and collaboration to address the many and varied threats – connections just needed to be made. And thus Blue-Green Connections, Inc. was born!
Using the Florida Gulf Coast as its initial project and rallying point, Blue-Green Connections’ mission is to promote and support sustainable use of our precious land and water resources. We will accomplish this by: