The Northeast District encompasses the largest land mass of any department regulatory district. The area includes portions of the Atlantic coastal plain and counties bordering the Gulf of Mexico as well as the state of Georgia. The natural and ecological value of the Northeast is reflected in its diversity. The district has more rivers than any other including the St. Johns, Nassau, Tolomato and historic Suwannee and Santa Fe rivers.
Jurisdiction: Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Clay, Columbia, Dixie, Duval, Flagler, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Lafayette, Levy, Madison, Nassau, Putnam, St. Johns, Suwannee, Taylor and Union counties.
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is the state’s lead agency for environmental management and stewardship – protecting our air, water and land. The vision of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection is to create strong community partnerships, safeguard Florida’s natural resources and enhance its ecosystems.