The Acquisition and Restoration Council (ARC) meeting agenda and materials are published seven days prior to the upcoming ARC meeting and will be available up to one year following the meeting. Download the printable agenda and meeting results.
Conservation easements are perpetual, undivided interests in property to protect natural, scenic, or open space values of real property. The conservation easement purpose includes assuring availability of the property for agricultural, forest, recreational, or open space use; protecting natural resources; maintaining or enhancing air or water quality; or preserving sites or properties of historical, architectural, archaeological, or cultural significance.
Conservation easements achieve the following goals:
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.