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North Florida Land Trust, Navy and Jacksonville Working Together on the First Coast

The North Florida Land Trust (NFLT) announced this week that it will be working with the U.S. Navy and the city of Jacksonville to conserve land around U.S. Navy properties. The Jacksonville City Council approved...

North Florida Land Trust Officially Saves Little NaNa Dune System on Amelia Island

The North Florida Land Trust (NFLT) announced at the end of last week that they have raised the money needed to pay off a loan used to purchase a portion of the Little NaNa...

Ramesh Buch Takes Over as Director of Conservation Acquisitions of North Florida Land Trust

Last week, North Florida Land Trust (NFLT) named Ramesh Buch as its new director of conservation acquisitions. Buch has 30 years of experience in the environmental field with 25 years in land conservation. Buch will...

North Florida Land Trust Adds 119 Acres in Bradford County to Protect Environment, Camp...

This week, the North Florida Land Trust (NFLT) announced has acquired a 119-acre conservation easement in Bradford County that will ensure the land remains in agriculture production forever. The property, which is a working cattle...

Alachua Conservation Trust, North Florida Land Trust Helping Protect 518 Acres in Columbia County

The 518-acre property is located in western Columbia County within the Ichetucknee Springs Focus Area and the Santa Fe and Suwannee River watersheds. 

North Florida Land Trust Plans to Conserve the Small Islands in Jacksonville Beach

The nonprofit land conservation organization now must raise $350,000, in just one year, to purchase the property and pay for due diligence and stewardship costs. The property comprised of small wet flatwood islands and saltmarsh is located just north of JTB and is owned by Small Group, LLC. The owner had marketed the property at a purchase price of $3.9 million to build extravagant houses on the nine islands in the marsh. That announcement triggered a significant public outcry.
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North Florida Land Trust Prepared to Aquire Part of Little NaNa Dune in American...

The nonprofit land conservation organization must now raise just over $1.3 million to purchase the properties and protect the ecological and historically significant land. The land is owned by individuals that could have developed the property. NFLT negotiated with the landowners who agreed to sell the property to the nonprofit.
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John Delaney Takes Over as Chairman of the North Florida Land Trust

“John Delaney has been a champion for conservation for many years and we are honored that he will guide us as chair to help us make the very best decisions for our mission and the environment,” said Jim McCarthy, the president of NFLT, on Tuesday.
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North Florida Land Trust Sells Three Acres to National Park Service on First Coast

The 2.7 acres are expected to be used to form a new trailhead for the Willie Browne Trail at the Theodore Roosevelt Area.
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North Florida Land Trust Leads Purchase on Turnbull Creek in New Smyrna Beach

The property at State Road 44 and South Walker Drive was the subject of a variety of development plans that failed to come to fruition, but the commercial zoning and 967 feet of frontage on State Road 44, left it vulnerable to development. Once purchased, more than 1,600 linear feet of the creek and upland forests of oaks and pines will be secured from development.
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North Florida Land Trust Sells 2,500 Acres of Preservation Land to the National Park...

This marshland is within the Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve boundary and will become part of the preserve.