Authentic Ecotourism is:
"Responsible travel to natural areas that conserves the environment and improves the well-being of local people."
Florida SEE is dedicated to maintaining a professional code of ecotourism ethics in order to encourage an awareness and stewardship of Florida's natural and cultural heritage by:
1. Endorsing compliance with federal, state, and local laws regarding the protection of natural resources and customer safety.
2. Providing environmental education and awareness which encourage behaviors that contribute to the sustainability of Florida's natural ecosystems and resources.
3. Promoting professionalism and integrity within the ecotourism industry by providing and maintaining a certification/recognition program for ecotour providers.
Florida SEE is recognized as the leading authority on authentic ecotourism in Florida!
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REGISTER for the FLORIDA SEE Annual Meeting!
The FLORIDA SEE Annual Meeting will take place on September 23 from 9:30-11:30am virtually.
Register today to hear updates about the FLORIDA SEE certification program and plans to revive the educational opportunities for FLORIDA SEE members.
The FLORIDA SEE board of directors has been focused on re-launching the certification program for ECO-TOUR Operators as an electronic application process. Join us to hear more about this program and assessor training. We welcome members interested in serving on the Board of Directors, to access the application to apply, click here: https://www.floridasee.org/board_of_directors.php
NEW board members will be approved at the annual meeting on September 23.
Since COVID and Hurricane IAN has cancelled the past few annual meetings, we look forward to regrouping and reviving FL SEE.
Monday, September 11, 2023
Registration open- 2021 Ecotour Provider Webinar Series
Florida SEE announces that registration is open for their 2021 Ecotour Provider Webinar Series.
Presented annually as a member benefit of ongoing education, the Webinar Series provides an opportunity for members, and guests to continue online learning related to managing sustainable ecotour businesses as well as best practices when guiding groups on eco adventures.
Webinars are offered monthly from May through October, links to webinar sent upon registration. Topics are intended to assist businesses preparing for certification through Florida SEE.
Florida SEE dedicates their annual Webinar Series in memory of John Kiseda, FL SEE Founder and long time executive director who started the Ecotour Provider Series over 15 years ago when working in Lee County as an environmental educator.
While the webinar series is currently offered free to all, donations are appreciated.
Wednesday, March 31, 2021
Florida SEE Annual Meeting & Board Member Elections
The 2020 Annual Members Meeting will be held virtually on Monday, October 26 at 4:00pm, and we will also be electing new individuals to the Board of Directors. There are vacancies in Central and Northwest Florida, so if you're interested, contact our nominating committee at email@example.com.
Wednesday, September 02, 2020
FL SEE Extends Grace period on Renewals to members
IN an effort to assist members affected financially by the CORONA-19 pandemic,
Wednesday, April 08, 2020
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Wednesday, November 26, 2014