When reporters have questions, the Southwest District's Office of Media Relations is available to answer them. As a liaison between reporters and Southwest District staff, we are here to let the media know about environmental news in the district and schedule interviews between the media and district staff if necessary.
When legislators have questions, the Southwest District's Office of Legislative Affairs is available to answer them. As a liaison between legislators and Southwest District staff, we can assist with information needed or issues of concern.
DEP's Southwest District can provide your school, community or organization with speakers and presentations on a variety of environmental conservation and protection topics. If DEP cannot provide a speaker for you, we will help you locate another resource.
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The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is the state’s lead agency for environmental management and stewardship – protecting our air, water and land. The vision of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection is to create strong community partnerships, safeguard Florida’s natural resources and enhance its ecosystems.