North Florida Land Trust received unanimous approval in the first step to lease Brewster Hospital

Jacksonville, Fla., July 20, 2017 – The Downtown Investment Authority has unanimously approved the terms and conditions proposed by the North Florida Land Trust to make the historic Brewster Hospital its new headquarters. The land conservation organization is interested in moving to the building in LaVilla, which provides more space and room for growth. The… Read more »

Dismal Legislative Session for Florida’s Conservation Lands

We are deeply disappointed that the Florida legislature did not fund the Florida Forever land acquisition program in the recently-completed legislative session and only allocated $10 million for the Rural and Family Lands program.  This is even worse than last year’s budget of a paltry $60 million for these programs.  For many years prior to… Read more »