There are a multitude of land conservation and incentive programs available. We assist landowners in determining what program(s) are best for each landowner, depending on property characteristics and individual needs.

State and Federal Conservation Easement Programs

Florida Forest Service: Rural and Family Lands Protection Program (RFLPP) Rural and Family Lands Protection Program (RFLPP) Jennifer.Reed@FreshFromFlorida.com Department of Environmental Protection-Division of State Lands: Florida Forever Florida Forever Paula.L.Allen@dep.state.fl.us Florida Forest Service: The Forest Legacy Program The Forest Legacy Program Catherine.Ingram@FreshFromFlorida.com   NRCS: The Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP) The Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP) Roney.Gutierrez@fl.usda.gov   NRCS ACEP: Wetland Reserve Easement Wetland Reserve Easement Crenel.francis@fl.usda.gov   NRCS- Agricultural Conservation Land Easement Program: Agricultural Land Easements (ALE) Agricultural Land Easements (ALE) nina.bhattacharyya@fl.usda.gov  

Water Management Districts

Northwest Florida Water Management District Southwest Florida Water Management District South Florida Water Management District St Johns River Water Management District Suwannee River Water Management District  

Links for Conservation Incentive Programs and Cost Share Opportunities

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Private Landowner Assistance Program Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program Joseph_Prenger@fws.gov NRCS Environmental Quality Incentives Program NRCS Conservation Stewardship Program FDACS Cogongrass Treatment Cost-Share Program FDACS Forest Stewardship Program South Florida Water Management District Dispersed Water Storage Program  

Other Groups providing resources for Florida Landowners

Florida Cattlemen’s Association Florida Forestry Association Florida Farm Bureau Florida Land Trusts Florida Land Steward Range Cattle Research and Education Center