We depend on our state's oceans for food, recreation and a strong economy. The better we manage and conserve the oceans, the better off we will all be. Proudly display your support for conserving Florida's vital ocean resources by purchasing one or more of these attractive specialty license plates for your car, truck, RV or trailer.
Make a statement?and a difference.
These popular specialty plates are available at your local tax collector's office or tag agency. Or, ask the dealer when you purchase a new or used vehicle, boat or boat trailer.
Make tracks and get your plate today! Help improve the health of our oceans and marine life?now and for generations to come.
Visit the following web sites for more information:
www.hboi.edu; www.protectwilddolphins.org; www.protectfloridawhales.org;
Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution, one of the world's leading not-for-profit oceanographic research organizations, headquartered in Fort Pierce, Florida, will direct proceeds from these plates to marine exploration, research, conservation and education.
PROTECT WILD DOLPHINS
Supports the rescue and rehabilitation of sick and injured dolphins, and important education and research initiatives that increase awareness about the need to protect wild dolphins and their threatened coastal habitats.
PROTECT FLORIDA WHALES
Supports critical research, education, rescue and rehabilitation efforts focused on conserving the 12 whale species that inhabit Florida waters, including the Northern Right Whale-the most endangered of all great whale species.
SAVE OUR SEAS
Supports research and education on plants, animals and the environment in Florida's marine waters, with emphasis on the ecology of estuaries and deep-water reefs that are essential to healthy populations of fish and other marine life.
Supports development of environmentally friendly fish farming to meet the ever-
increasing demand for affordable, healthy seafood and aquarium fish, while reducing the need to harvest wild populations, most of which are being depleted.