the mission

To preserve and enhance our quality of life by protecting North Florida's irreplaceable natural environment.

Join the Cause

You can protect North Florida’s natural resources before they are gone. Your gift to NFLT helps discover, purchase, and maintain important properties, preserving them forever.

key initiatives

Preservation Fund

The Preservation Fund was created to respond to our rapidly disappearing landscape and raise funds fast. It supports the crux of our mission to preserve and restore the most treasured lands in our region.
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Ocala to Osceola (O2O) Wildlife Corridor

At North Florida Land Trust we believe wildlife need big, wild, and connected landscapes that provide for their needs to find food, reproduce, and raise their young. By building an interconnected corridor from Ocala National Forest through Camp Blanding to Osceola National Forest, we can create a landscape that permanently provides for the needs of some of Florida’s most threatened species.
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Bogey Creek Preserve

After nearly two decades of conversations, negotiations, and yes, some blood, sweat and a few tears, Bogey Creek Preserve is finally a reality. North Florida Land Trust’s first publicly accessible park, Bogey Creek Preserve is a 75-acre gem in the Pumpkin Hill neighborhood of north Jacksonville.
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Amelia Forever

Amelia Island residents care about a green, vibrant and resilient community. North Florida Land Trust has partnered with the City of Fernandina Beach to identify and acquire properties across the island to serve as park space and wildlife habitats, which will add to the vibrancy of the area. Find out more about how we can preserve the remaining natural resources on Amelia Island, forever.
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Brewster Nurses Gallery

Brewster was built in 1885 and was Jacksonville’s first hospital for African Americans and a training school for nurses. The gallery exhibit is curated by the Brewster Nurses and Community Alumni Association and features photographs, documents, and other memorabilia that showcase the history of Brewster Hospital.
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Preservation Portfolio

In order to preserve the natural heritage of North Florida, we need to protect natural, historic and agricultural resources. Within our Preservation Portfolio we have identified 15 discrete areas in North Florida that we are targeting for conservation. These areas protect our highest quality waterways, wildlife habitat, historic areas, farms and forests.
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The Impact






Threatened and endangered species’ habitats protected


What the NFLT brings to the table, what we saw first hand, is not just an understanding of the process, and a staff possessing the technical skills necessary to compiling the mass of necessary data but also a certain institutional stature that gets the attention of the decision makers.

Additionally, the calm, persistent, evidence and science based approach they apply to a project that they see as having merit and value……well……that sort of thing overcomes great hurdles, hurdles that would stymie a landowner working alone.

In our view, they are a catalyst that turns potential into conservation!

As a monthly donor to this organization, I know my funds are leveraged in a smart way that make a tremendous impact on conservation in our state. I’m impressed by the growth and the smart, strategic approach NFLT takes when identifying and pursuing properties to save. This is a great investment in our region, because once the land is gone we can’t get it back!

We bought a beautiful 44-acre plot of natural Florida in a very special neighborhood with families who have lived here for 3 generations. We quickly realized how aggressively development is taking over the land around us. I couldn’t imagine when we left the farm for the last time a bulldozer would be there to tear down our longleaf, crush our gopher tortoise, leave the hawks, turkey, and migrating birds no place to live. NFLT has helped us preserve our small piece of natural Florida. Now we know when we leave our farm NFLT has helped us preserve, NFLT will also be there to help our heirs continue to preserve our piece of heaven.

Preserve Your Land

Are you interested in preserving your land, either as a nature preserve, or as a farm, timberland or ranch, forever? There are many ways we can help.
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