Water Conservation

Florida Conservation Deals Get State Approval

Dan Conservation, Environment, Florida

(NSF/TALLAHASSEE, FL/August 23, 2022) — Gov. Ron DeSantis and the Florida Cabinet approved a series of land deals, including a $37.8 million plan to conserve nearly 12,000 acres in DeSoto and Hardee counties. The state will pay Carlton Horse Creek Partners, LLC, for what is known as a conservation easement on 11,958 acres. Generally, conservation easements shield land from development, …