Founded in 1981, Florida Natural Areas Inventory is a non-profit organization administered by Florida State University. Located in Tallahassee, Fla., it gathers, interprets and disseminates information critical to the conservation of Florida's biological diversity. The company specializes in a range of fields, including botany, zoology, ecology, land management, environmental planning, Geographic Information System (GIS) and database management. Florida Natural Areas Inventory includes more than 32,000 element occurrences of rare plants, rare animals and high-quality natural communities. Its Species & Communities include Field Guides, Biodiversity Matrix, Tracking List, Natural Communities and Ecological Surveys, to name a few. The company serves as the primary source for information on Florida's conservation lands. Florida Natural Areas Inventory is a member of The Nature Conservancy's international network of natural heritage programs.