North Florida Land Trust in Talks with Property Owner to Acquire Fish Island in St. Augustine

Jacksonville, Fla., Jan. 30, 2019 – North Florida Land Trust is in private discussions with the owners of Fish Island in St. Augustine to acquire and preserve the land, which is the normal process for the nonprofit land conservation organization. The property, located on the Intracoastal waterway immediately adjacent to the 312 bridge onto Anastasia… Read more »

North Florida Land Trust Has Acquired Hundreds of Acres in their Preservation Portfolio

More than 600 acres of environmentally sensitive land will be preserved Jacksonville, Fla., Dec. 27, 2018 – North Florida Land Trust is pleased to announce they have acquired 687-acres within their Putnam Lakes Preservation Priority Area. The property, known as the Putnam Lakes Preserve, is located southeast of Hawthorne and is bordered on the south… Read more »

North Florida Land Trust has partnered with the Suwannee River Water Management District

Nonprofit will serve as the real estate partner for conservation lands Jacksonville, Fla., Dec. 20, 2018 – North Florida Land Trust has partnered with the Suwannee River Water Management District to assist them in the acquisition of conservation lands. NFLT will serve as an acquisition facilitator for the District and will negotiate purchases or donations… Read more »

North Florida Land Trust has turned over the Spanish American War Fort to the National Park Service

Jacksonville, Fla., Dec. 14, 2018 – North Florida Land Trust has turned over ownership of the 1898 Spanish American War Fort to the National Park Service. The two organizations came together today to make the transfer of ownership official. Rainy weather moved the event from the military battery to the National Park Service’s Jacksonville headquarters.… Read more »

North Florida Land Trust Received Award from the Northeast Florida Regional Council

Land Conservation Organization Awarded for Environmental Stewardship Jacksonville, Fla., Dec. 7, 2018 – North Florida Land Trust was chosen to receive the Environmental Stewardship Award from the Northeast Florida Regional Council. The award was presented to NFLT President Jim McCarthy and Associate Land Protection Director Rebecca Perry during the Regional Awards for Excellence ceremony at… Read more »

North Florida Land Trust Has Acquired Thousands of Acres in Critical Wildlife Corridor

The 2,300-acre procurement is the organization’s largest upland acquisition Jacksonville, Fla., Oct. 29, 2018 – North Florida Land Trust has acquired another important piece of property within a critical wildlife corridor surrounding Camp Blanding. The land conservation organization took possession of 2,300 acres located near Lawtey that connects Camp Blanding to Jennings State Forest. It… Read more »

North Florida Land Trust Marks Largest Conservation Easement Acquisitions to Date

More than 2,500 acres in Clay County will be preserved in perpetuity Jacksonville, Fla., Sept. 18, 2018 – North Florida Land Trust has acquired two conservation easements in Clay County marking the nonprofit organization’s largest conservation easement acquisitions to date. The two properties totaling approximately 2,551 acres will now be protected from high intensity development… Read more »