Recently, Richard Auger was honored as the featured artist for 1000 Friends of Florida – a non-profit organization that promotes a better balance between growth and environmental protection in the state Florida. For the Spring 2020 “Foresight Newsletter”, they chose Watcher of Paradise for the cover, as well as 5 other images – please scroll below too see the images.
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Mission Statement from 1000 Friends of Florida:
“The state’s leading not-for-profit smart growth advocacy organization, 1000 Friends of Florida is building better communities and saving special places in one of the fastest growing states in the nation.
We promote vibrant, sustainable, walkable, livable communities which provide residents with affordable housing choices and transportation alternatives. We work to protect natural lands that cleanse and store fresh water needed for residents, agriculture and the environment, provide refuge for wildlife, and support abundant recreational opportunities for residents and visitors alike. Above all, we strive to give citizens a meaningful role in shaping the futures of their communities and state. Founded in 1986, 1000 Friends of Florida is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit membership organization.”