In the Summer 2014 issue, read how the CTF continues to be on the forefront of landscape-scale conservation in Florida. You'll learn about a conceptual framework for a network of protected lands that would join the Ocala National Forest to the Matanzas River. You'll also see how CTF helped facilitate Florida's purchase of 156 acres on the St. Johns River to connect the Wekiva River and Ocala National Forest. We invite you to make conservation history with us. Please give to the Conservation Trust today.
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As the Conservation Trust for Florida approaches its 15th Anniversary, there is a sense of urgency to act, and our new Case Statement describes how and why.
Over the next 5 years the CTF will engage private landowners in some of the most critical conservation areas of the state, and work to bridge conservation and private lands to protect Florida's diverse wildlife, agricultural heritage, outdoor recreation opportunities and quality of life.
Conservation Trust for Florida’s FREE Barr Hammock Preserve Family Nature Club Valentine’s Hike
Led by Gainesville Ecotours, photos by Terri Mashour
Gainesville Ecotours led a Family Nature Club “Alphabet Hike” for children at the Barr Hammock Levy Prairie Preserve on Saturday, February 15, 2014. The event was sponsored by the Conservation Trust for Florida. Sixteen parents and 22 children set out to find, “A is for Ants, Alligators, and P is for Plants!” The preserve is owned by Alachua County, but the Conservation Trust for Florida and Alachua County partner to provide outreach activities at the preserve.
Hike Barr Hammock Preserve
Join CTF and Terri Mashour of Gainesville Ecotours for some fun outings and hikes at the Barr Hammock Levy Prairie Preserve. FREE!
Winter CTF Newsletter Online
We are pleased to release CTF's Winter newsletter with photos from the Farm to Fork Gala, information about our land conservation projects, and seminar for attorneys and appraisers on conservation easements. Thank you to all the generous sponsors of the Farm to Fork Gala! We hope you will show your support and consider patronizing these businesses.