Alachua Conservation Trust

ACT protects the natural, historic, scenic and recreational resources in and around Alachua County, Florida

7204 SE County Road 234 :: Gainesville, Florida 32641 :: Phone 352.373.1078

By John Moran
By John Moran


Alachua Conservation Trust (ACT) is a local, non-profit land trust that works with landowners to protect our great places. Since its incorporation in 1988, ACT has facilitated approximately 14,000 acres of public land purchases and private conservation easements.

What's New

Fall 2015 Gazetteer- Now Available Online

Pithlachocco Returns (Halloween Ball 2015), Saving the Santa Fe River, New Board Members 2015, and much more…

Thank you UFCC & Gator Nation

UFCC provides crucial support for ACT’s basic operations and programming.

Upcoming Events


Saturday, March 12th
Event begins at 5:30pm
Prairie Creek Lodge

Our theme this year,“Rise up for the Santa Fe”, is also a campaign ACT started last year to protect important areas along the Santa Fe River. This year’s proceeds will further our ongoing conservation efforts on the Santa Fe River including ACT’s 640-acre Santa Fe River Preserve.