Florida Communities Trust provides Florida Forever funding through grants awarded to assist local governments and eligible non-profit organizations in acquiring community-based parks, open space, greenways, and working waterfronts. Pursuant to section 380.512, Florida Statutes, the Florida Communities Trust (FCT) 2017-2018 Annual Report is now available. If you have any additional questions,......Read More
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Division of State Lands (DSL), was tasked to prepare a report describing the percentage of conservation lands in Florida that are publicly accessible and efforts of the managing agencies to increase public access to these lands. DSL analyzed land ownership information in the Florida State-Owned Lands and Records Information System (FL-SOLARIS)......Read More
2018 Disposition of State Lands and Facilities Annual Report Section 216.0153, Florida Statutes, requires the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and the Department of Management Services (DMS) to submit to the Governor and Legislature by October 1 of each year a list of state owned property recommended for disposition. This report, compiled by DEP and DMS, includes a list of state owned......Read More
The Land Management Uniform Accounting Council (LMUAC) was created by the 2000 Florida Legislature with the enactment of Section 259.037, Florida Statutes. The LMUAC is comprised of representatives from the Florida Forest Service, Division of Recreation and Parks, Office of Greenways and Trails, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Office of Coastal and Aquatic Managed Areas, and......Read More
State of Florida Lands and Facilities Inventory Search This web site allows for searching of FL-SOLARIS data by selecting parcels or facilities on a map, by entering information to search a database, or by drilling down to details from one of the dashboard pages. Surplus property data, both for state lands and state facilities, is now available on the map, through the data searches, as well as......Read More
Section 259.036, F.S., requires the Board of Trustees, acting through the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), to conduct land management reviews of selected conservation, preservation and recreation lands titled in the Board of Trustees. The team assesses whether those lands are being managed for the purposes for which they were acquired, and whether they are being managed in accordance......Read More
The 2018 Five-Year Plan includes the Florida Forever Priority List of acquisition projects recommended by ARC on December 15th, 2017 and proposed for approval by the Board of Trustees. This list includes 121 projects, each one of which was ranked within one of the following six categories: CNL - Critical Natural Lands project; PRI - Partnerships and Regional Incentives project; LTF - Less-Than-......Read More
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