State and Federal Conservation Easement Programs

Florida Forest Service: Rural and Family Lands Protection Program (RFLPP)
http://www.FreshFromFlorida.com/RFLPP
Jennifer.Reed@FreshFromFlorida.com  

Department of Environmental Protection-Division of State Lands: Florida Forever
http://www.dep.state.fl.us/lands/fl_forever.htm
Paula.L.Allen@dep.state.fl.us

Florida Forest Service: The Forest Legacy Program
http://www.FreshFromFlorida.com/Divisions-Offices/Florida-Forest-Service/Our-Forests/Land-Planning-and-Administration-Section/Florida-Forest-Legacy-Program

Catherine.Ingram@FreshFromFlorida.com 

NRCS: The Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP)
https://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/main/fl/programs/easements/acep/
Roney.Gutierrez@fl.usda.gov

NRCS ACEP: Wetland Reserve Easement
http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/main/fl/programs/easements/.
Crenel.francis@fl.usda.gov

NRCS- Agricultural Conservation Land Easement Program: Agricultural Land Easements (ALE)
http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/main/fl/programs/easements/.

nina.bhattacharyya@fl.usda.gov

 


 

Water Management Districts
Northwest Florida Water Management District: http://www.nwfwmd.state.fl.us/lands/land-acquisition/
Southwest Florida Water Management District : https://www.swfwmd.state.fl.us/
South Florida Water Management District : http://www.sfwmd.gov/portal/page/portal/xweb%20about%20us/land%20acquisition
St Johns River Water Management District: http://floridaswater.com/landacquisition/
Suwannee River Water Management District: http://www.mysuwanneeriver.com/index.aspx?NID=27

 


 

Links for Conservation Incentive Programs and Cost Share Opportunities

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Private Landowner Assistance Program
http://myfwc.com/conservation/special-initiatives/lap/

Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program
https://www.fws.gov/southeast/our-services/partners-program/#state-coordinator-contacts-section

Joseph_Prenger@fws.gov

NRCS Environmental Quality Incentives Program
https://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/main/fl/programs/financial/eqip/

NRCS Conservation Stewardship Program
https://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/main/fl/programs/financial/csp/

NRCS Service Center Locator
https://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/main/fl/contact/local/

 

FDACS Cogongrass Treatment Cost-Share Program
https://www.freshfromflorida.com/Forest-Wildfire/For-Landowners/Programs/Cogongrass-Treatment-Cost-Share-Program

FDACS Forest Stewardship Program
https://www.freshfromflorida.com/Forest-Wildfire/For-Landowners/Programs/Forest-Stewardship-Program

Longleaf Pine Private Landowner Incentive Program
https://www.freshfromflorida.com/Divisions-Offices/Florida-Forest-Service/For-Landowners/Programs/Longleaf-Pine-Private-Landowner-Incentive-Program

 



Forestry and Wildlife Cost Share Programs Info
https://www.freshfromflorida.com/Forest-Wildfire/For-Landowners/Programs/Forestry-and-Wildlife-Cost-Share-Programs

FDACS Office of Agricultural Water Policy
https://www.freshfromflorida.com/Divisions-Offices/Agricultural-Water-Policy

Southwest Florida Water Management District FARMS Program
https://www.swfwmd.state.fl.us/business/agriculture/facilitating-agricultural-resource-management-systems-farms

South Florida Water Management District Dispersed Water Storage Program
https://www.sfwmd.gov/our-work/water-storage-strategies

 


Other Groups providing resources for Florida Landowners


Florida Cattlemen’s Association http://www.floridacattlemen.org/
Florida Forestry Association http://floridaforest.org/
Florida Farm Bureau http://www.floridafarmbureau.org/
Florida Land Trusts http://findalandtrust.org/states/florida12/land_trusts
Florida Land Steward http://floridalandsteward.org/contacts.html
Range Cattle Research and Education Center http://rcrec-ona.ifas.ufl.edu/