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Work to Save Florida’s Wetland Acres

Dan Florida, USDA-NRCS

wetlandAccording to a U.S Fish and Wildlife Service report, nearly half of Florida’s 20.3 million wetland acres have been lost since settlers began draining and diking them back in the 19th century. USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Florida wants to make sure landowners are familiar with the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP), which helps preserve and restore these precious resources.

Work to Save Florida’s Wetlands