The Story of Black Caesar and Blackbeard (Part Two) [PODCAST]

It’s thought that Blackbeard was born in Bristol, England, around 1680. At that time Bristol was a thriving slave-trading hub, and it’s widely believed that Teach worked on slave ships from an early [...]

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What Are the Two Types of Conservation Easements? [VIDEO]

Dean Saunders, ALC, CCIM, the founder and managing director of SVN | Saunders Ralston Dantzler Real Estate, began working with real estate conservation easements a quarter-century ago. Though more [...]

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The Civil Rights Movement in St. Augustine [VIDEO]

Tourists and native Floridians alike have flocked to the beautiful city of St. Augustine thanks in no small part to Henry Flagler, who took it upon himself to create a city for the wealthy. During [...]

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Florida History: The Tampa Mafia (Part Four) [VIDEO]

The Land Journal recently sat down with Scott M. Deitche, author of Cigar City Mafia, to talk about the history of organized crime in Tampa. 

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The History of Florida's Conservation Easements: Part Two [VIDEO]

In a recent interview, Dean Saunders sat down with the Land Journal to discuss how he established the basis for Florida's conservation easements back in the 1990's.

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The History of Florida's Conservation Easements: Part One [VIDEO]

In a recent interview, Dean Saunders discussed how agricultural events in the 1980s inspired him to create legislation that evolved into Florida's conservation easement programs.

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How The Great Depression Impacted Florida [VIDEO]

In the early 1920s, Florida experienced a real estate boom. Prices were soaring. People were moving here in droves. Life was good. But it couldn’t last forever. With the Great Depression just around [...]

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The Importance of Water Management in Florida [PODCAST]

At this year's Lay of the Land conference, a panel of experts spoke about the importance of water management in the State of Florida.

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Expert Advice for Landowners [PODCAST]

At this year's Lay of the Land Conference, a panel of experts gave helpful tips to landowners. The panel was headed by Dean Saunders and included Bart Arrington of Mosaic Company, Mallory Lykes [...]

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Three Reasons Why the State Buys Conservation Easements [VIDEO]

The Land Journal recently sat down with Dean Saunders to discuss conservation easements. Saunders outlined three reasons why the state buys conservation easements from landowners.
1. Avoidance of [...]
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