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

Thank you UFCC & Gator Nation

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

Upcoming Events

Grand Opening: Santa Fe River Preserve

Saturday, November 18th
Santa Fe River Preserve

Join us for the grand opening of Santa Fe River Preserve!

Sandhill Stage: THE KRICKETS

Friday, November 17th
Concert begins at 7:30pm
Prairie Creek Lodge

Folk harmony-driven with an earthy acoustic instrumentation, the music is what Paste Magazine describes as “a truly stunning, one-of-a-kind sound.”

Microscopic Moths & Hawaii’s Underwater Islands

Tuesday, November 14th
Prairie Creek Lodge

Meet the beautiful moths that most people don’t even know exist. About the size of an eyelash, the Philodoria are some the world’s tiniest moths.