Florida Frontiers Radio Program #126: A radio program interview about the history of Florida's geologic resources. (For example, Florida's state mineral is chert, which was used by Native Americans to develop spears and other tools throughout the state.)
In addition, our more technical maps and publications are occasionally requested and used by upper-level students and teachers in the K-12 range. The FGS website also provides an overview of Florida geology and Survey activities, with downloadable maps and data, and links to online publications.
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.