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