The Benefits of Conservation Easements

There are many reasons to sell a conservation easement on your land. Essentially, a conservation easement is a restriction on future development rights of the land while the landowner still [...]

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Preservation: Managing Florida's Water Systems [VIDEO]

At this year's Lay of the Land Conference, The Land Journal sat down with Michael Minton to discuss water management in the state of Florida. Minton is Chair of Dean Mead's Agribusiness and Solar [...]

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The Benefits of Funding Florida Forever

It is essential to preserve Florida's natural habitats. While there are many ways of assisting in this effort of conservation, providing funding for the Florida Forever program has been one of the [...]

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The Governor's Plan to Protect Florida's Climate [PODCAST]

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis recently spoke about his environmental strategy at this year's annual Lay of the Land Conference. The Governor discussed a number of topics including Florida Supreme [...]

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Conservation Easements: A Golden Opportunity for Landowners

Do you know what a conservation easement is?

When land is purchased, the landowner is entitled to a number of rights pertaining to the land including the right to develop and the use of the [...]

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Property Concerns and Remediation with A-C-T [VIDEO]

When purchasing a new property, there are certain signs that might be a cause for environmental concern. Recently, The Land Journal sat down with A-C-T to discuss what landowners should be on the [...]

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Florida History: The Beauty of Brahma Island [VIDEO]

In 1837, as General Zachary Taylor was in pursuit of Chief Alligator during the Second Seminole War, he and his men camped on what the future U.S. president Taylor nicknamed "Paradise Island." The [...]

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How To Deal With Scrub Jay Nests on Your Property [VIDEO]

Scrub Jays are a federally protected species that occupy higher elevation soils across the state of Florida. Scrub Jays live in families and are territorial. It is important to know how to respond [...]

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How To Deal With Bald Eagles On Your Property [VIDEO]

Most Americans would likely say that the most iconic American animal is the Bald Eagle. Here in Florida, we have the pleasure of sharing our land with these majestic creatures. But how should [...]

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How To Deal With Burrowing Owls On Your Property [VIDEO]

If burrows are found on your property, your property might be occupied by Burrowing Owls. Burrowing Owls (athene cunicularia) are small owls that make burrows in the ground similar to the Gopher [...]

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