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