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DEP Mission and Values

Mission

The Department of Environmental Protection protects, conserves and manages Florida’s natural resources and enforces the state’s environmental laws.

Vision

To advance Florida’s position as a world leader in protecting our natural resources while growing our state’s economy.

Values

Leadership

  • To be the example for others to follow in how to protect our natural environment while growing our state economy it’s important that our behavior models the integrity of our shared vision. 

Integrity

  • Operating honorably ethically and respectfully.

Accountability

  • Personal ownership for our actions and responsibilities.

Communication

  • Operate transparently, sharing information frequently and honestly.

Innovation

  • Seek innovative ways to improve operations and scientific achievements.

Service

  • We serve Florida, its environment, our citizens, stakeholders and each other.  
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September 17, 2018 - 3:07pm

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