EXPEDITIONS & DOCUMENTARIES

SOUTHWEST CORRIDOR EXPEDITION

Exploring the critical connections of southwest Florida

Since 2012 Corridor Expeditions and films have told the story of and inspired action to protect the Florida Wildlife Corridor. Our trekkers have taken six trips through the Corridor, showing the beauty of Wild Florida, and highlighting the threats to Corridor protection and connectivity. This fall we will continue the legacy of Corridor Expeditions in Southwest Florida, driving conservation within a critical area of the Corridor. The Southwest Corridor Expedition will feature trekkers with deep connections to the lands and waterways of the greater Corkscrew watershed. The trekkers will explore the Florida Wildlife Corridor starting at Picayune Strand State Forest and travel north to the Caloosahatchee River. The core of the Expedition will involve a multi-day journey which will include hiking through private and public lands as well as biking and paddling in areas near or in the Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary and Okalacoochee Slough. The Expedition will feature family heritage, community and spiritual connections to at-risk land, and local engagement in Corridor connectivity. The trek will also highlight agricultural lands critical to maintaining Corridor connectivity in southwest Florida, as well as native wildlife and waterways. This Expedition will explore opportunity areas vital to keeping the southwestern edge of the Corridor connected to the rest of the statewide Corridor geography.

OUR EXPEDITIONS

Our expeditions and subsequent films in 2012 and 2015 laid the foundation for this work with a robust media campaign to share the Corridor concept and vision. Since then, we’ve revisited different chokepoints along the Corridor that are in danger of severing the Corridor forever.

Each expedition we embark on has been tailored to better understand the landscape of the Corridor. We seek out scientists, land managers, ranchers, farmers, and the outdoor recreational community who know the land and depend on it. At its core, the Corridor is a story of connections, and our expeditions are the embodiment of a search to uncover the most important connections that can mean the difference between preservation or loss of the global treasure that is the Florida Wildlife Corridor. We capture the journey of each expedition through documentaries to share the stories of wild Florida with the public.

O2O: Path to Connection

2023 Ocala to Osceola

The O2O Expedition features three veterans who explored a 57-mile section of the Florida Wildlife Corridor from the Ocala to the Osceola National Forests.

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Home Waters

2021 Spring to Shore

For the first time, teen trekkers embarked on a Florida Wildlife Corridor Expedition. The Spring to Shore Expedition covered 50 miles of the Nature Coast exploring a vital land to water connection.

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The Wild Divide

2019 Ranch To Ridge

The Lake Wales Ridge is a global hotspot of biodiversity, containing the greatest concentration of local endemic species in Eastern North America.

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The Last Green Thread

2018 Heartland to Headwaters

Only three potential natural connection points remain that can link the Everglades Headwaters south of Interstate-4 to the Green Swamp north of Interstate-4.

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1000 Miles in 100 Days

2012 Everglades to Okefenokee

Mapping the geographic Florida Wildlife Corridor south to north to raise awareness of its existence and the dire need to connect, protect and restore it.

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The Forgotten Coast

2015 Glades to Gulf

Mapping the Corridor east to west to capture another critical 1000 mile segment connecting Florida to the forests and rivers of the Gulf States.

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