BENEFICIARIES

Elinor Klapp-Phipps Park has been home to the Red Hills International Horse Trials since the trials began in 1998. The Park, which is owned and managed cooperatively by the Northwest Florida Water Management District and the City of Tallahassee, offers a wide variety of recreational opportunities while serving an important role protecting the water and natural resources of the area.

Tall Timbers Research Foundation

For over 50 years Tall Timbers’ mission has been to foster exemplary land stewardship through research, conservation and education. The goal of our research programs is to better understand the ecology of our ecosystems and apply that understanding toward better land stewardship. Our stewardship ethic supports productive and sustainable use of land, including hunting and forestry, in a manner that maintains ecosystem health and native wildlife populations.  READ MORE

City of Tallahassee Parks and Recreation

Named “Best in America” by the National Recreation and Park Association in 2004, the nationally recognized agency operates and maintains 3,540 acres of well-managed parkland, ranging from neighborhood playgrounds to regional parks. The City’s park system runs the gamut from “active” recreational complexes, complete with a wide variety of athletic facilities, to so-called “passive” parks, where visitors may simply enjoy the quiet natural surroundings.  READ MORE

North Florida Water Management District

The District purchased its more than 500 acres of land within Phipps Park in 1992 to protect and preserve Lake Jackson. Each year, the District works with the City, Leon County and Red Hills to make sure the event is held in a manner that is protective of the park’s wildlife and natural resources.  READ MORE