Join the team to help protect rare wildlife and plants found nowhere else on earth!
Ridge Rangers are a group of dedicated volunteers helping to preserve the last remaining fragments of the Lake Wales Ridge. The Ridge is a highly endangered ecosystem running down the spine of the Florida peninsula. Ridge Rangers are individuals of all different ages, backgrounds and skills, with a common goal - to make a difference.
Photo caption: A Ridge Rangers work group during a scheduled workday at the historic Bok Tower Gardens on the Lake Wales Ridge
Ridge Rangers from all of Florida work on projects from Lakeland to Lake Placid, such as the following:
The Ridge Rangers volunteer program is managed by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, in partnership and cooperation with the following public and private organizations:
To learn more about the Ridge Rangers program, please visit: http://myfwc.com/get-involved/volunteer/ridge-rangers/.
All donations are tax-deductible as allowed by law.