Alachua Conservation TrustAlachua 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

Land Protected by ACT

Project Map

(1) Suwannee River Water Management District Small Parcels

Suwannee River Water Management District Small Parcel Acquisitions (c)
More than 1000 acres

(2) Additions to San Felasco Hammock Preserve State Park

Additions to San Felasco Hammock State Preserve (c)
More than 880 acres

(3) Blues Creek Ravine

Blues Creek Ravine (b) (h)
163 acres

(4) Newnans Lake

Newnan’s Lake St. Johns River Water Management District Purchases (a)
More than 720 acres

(5) Gumroot Swamp

Gumroot Swamp St. Johns River Water Management District   Purchases (c)
More than 720 acres

(6) Prairie Creek St. Johns River Water Management District Purchase

Prairie Creek St. Johns River Water Management District Purchases (a) (c)
230 acres

(7) Additions to Paynes Prairie State Preserve

Additions to Paynes Prairie State Preserve (a) (c)
More than 2,460 acres

(8) Lochloosa Wildlife Management Area

Lochloosa Forest CARL Proposal (e)

(9) Hogtown Creek Greenway

Hogtown Creek Greenway (b) (c) (h)
More than 900 acres

(10) Historic Haile Homestead

Historic Haile Homestead (f)
(acquisition, building restoration, and sitework)

(11) The Saarinen Preserve

The Saarinen Preserve (d)
80 acres

(12) Watermelon Pond

Watermelon Pond (a)
4,800 acres

(13) Yankeetown Conservation Easement

Yankeetown Easement (d)
413 acres

Retirement Home for Horses

Retirement Home for Horses (d)
245 acres
Not shown on map

Prairie Creek Preserve

Prairie Creek Basin (b) (h)
319 acres
Not shown on map

Lake Tuscawilla Preserve

Lake Tuscawilla (b)
379 acres
Not shown on map

Phifer Flatwoods

Phifer Flatwoods (h)
643 acres
Not shown on map

Lake Santa Fe Rookery - The “Hanson Preserve”

Lake Santa Fe Rookery (h)
51 acres
Not shown on map

(a) Prepared Proposal to Florida Conservation and Recreation Lands (CARL) or its succesor program, Florida Forever

(b) Prepared proposal to Florida Communities Trust

(c) Served as acquisition agent. Includes negotiating with property owner, obtaining / reviewing appraisals, surveys, title work, and environmental assessments

(d) Accepted donation of land or easement

(e) Facilitated project

(f) Prepared grant application; managed building restoration and site work

(g) Public Advocacy

(h) Acquired property in fee simple