Newcomers and tourists to Florida don’t always realize the full richness of its heritage and how it has been woven into our state’s unique natural systems. Three out of every four Floridians come from someplace else, and the sensibilities they bring with them seldom acknowledge the more subtle realities of our state.

If there is any single family who helped communicate these values and signaled the need for their protection, it is the Carr family. Visit the pages below to learn more about some of the members of this amazing family!

Dr. Archie Carr

Dr. Tom Carr