Jupiter Island's Nathaniel Reed is among 14 Floridians behind honored for their conservation efforts by the Florida Wildlife Federation on Saturday, June 11.
Reed, whose parents developed Jupiter Island, served as assistant secretary of the interior under Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford, and is chairman emeritus of 1,000 Friends of Florida.
Besides being deeply involved in land issues, Reed's resume also includes being the state's first Governor's Environmental Counsel in 1967, Chairman of the Commission on Florida's Environmental Future, and serving under three governors as a member of the South Florida Water Management District Governing Board.
Also being honored Saturday will be the Loxahatchee River Preservation Initiative as Water Conservationist of the Year.
The federation's 74th Annual Conservation Awards Banquet is being held at the Chateau Elan Hotel and Conference Center in Sebring.
Monday, July 18, 2011
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