October 22, 2019

United Voices for Land Conservation Funding

Members of the conservation, ranching, forestry and sportsmen’s communities have come together in our collective support for funding two critical land protection programs. The Florida Forever Program and The Rural and Family Lands Protection Program are...

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October 21, 2019

Ranchlands in southern Florida: A Low-Intensity Land Use.

Cow-calf operations in southern Florida are what we call a ‘low-intensity land use’. Florida’s ranchlands protect a vast amount of native habitat that is critical to the viability of many of our listed wildlife species. Ranchlands...

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October 21, 2019

Why are Florida’s ranchlands such a valuable land use?

Most of Florida ranchlands occurs in a historic region of south-central and southwest Florida where native dry prairie and other grassland savanna type ecosystems (including pine flatwoods) were the predominant landcover types; these landcover types are...

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