Ryan Crowder had a passion for the well-being of marginalized peoples and the protection of natural areas
Sunday, October 24th
Join us for an afternoon of memories and good cheer as we celebrate the life of Dr. Larry D. Harris, conservation biologist, author, colleague, mentor and friend.
Kathy Cantwell lives on in Alachua County Forever and the Putnam Land Conservancy
The internationally renowned nature photographer leaves a legacy in images
The North Florida Wetlands Conservation Project
Kayak or canoe more than five miles of beautiful Newnan’s Lake and Prairie Creek!
City parks and conservation lands will not be on a “Registry of Protected Public Places”
In October and December, the US Fish and Wildlife Service provided grants totaling $1 million to Alachua Conservation Trust to protect two wet prairies.
Alachua Conservation Trust has been recognized as Florida’s “Outstanding Public Interest Group” by the American Planning Association’s state chapter.
Alachua County Forever and Alachua Conservation Trust, Inc. celebrated the acquisition and opening of Phifer Flatwoods Preserve
The proposed trail meanders through small-town Florida, and the preserve will protect more than 550 acres along the scenic Santa Fe River.
The City of Gainesville will soon have a new nature park, made possible through a grant of $3.6 million to the City from Florida Communities Trust. The landowner, Home
Depot, also made the park possible though a bargain sale of the land and the creation of a trust fund earmarked for park improvements.The grant proposal, real estate transaction and gift agreement were negotiated by Alachua Conservation Trust, Inc., a local land trust.
with native and pioneer names like Tuscawilla, Phifer, Lochloosa, Serenola, Haile, Hartzog, Saarinen, Yankeetown, and of course, Pithlachochoo.
The Retirement Home for Horses granted a conservation easement over their 245-acre property to Alachua Conservation Trust.
On August 3rd, Congress made important changes to rules affecting conservation easements that should be of interest to anybody who would like to preserve their land. Before we summarize these changes, it’s important to understand how conservation easements work.