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Executive Director Position Announced

  April 3, 2017


CTF is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Executive Director. Applicants should be leaders with passion for protecting land who can demonstrate ability to foster strategic partnerships, broaden support for statewide land conservation efforts, engage the community, and facilitate land transactions. Responsibilities include overseeing land conservation activities, managing finances, leading staff, and participating in outreach and fundraising efforts.

Details concerning required qualifications, preferred qualifications, specific responsibilities, salary range, and application process may be viewed or downloaded here. (133K pdf)

Deadline for applications is May 3, 2017.

The Conservation Trust for Florida is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, marital status, age, disability, or veteran status.

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Cabinet approves purchase of 365 acres in Marion County

  March 14, 2017

The Conservation Trust for Florida announced today a second land conservation victory in Marion County. Thanks to today’s approval by Governor Rick Scott and the Florida Cabinet, 465 acres in Ocala will be acquired with funding from the Florida Forever program.

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Fall 2016 CTF Newsletter now available! Get The POST

  October 10, 2016

In this issue of The POST you'll read about some exciting accomplishments achieved through powerful partnerships. You'll also meet the individuals that champion these initiatives. Get involved. Download The POST to see what's coming up, and sign up for our E-News to receive notifications. Share this newsletter with your friends!

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Stakeholder Notification/Public Notice

  August 11, 2016

The land trust accreditation program recognizes land conservation organizations that meet national quality standards for protecting important natural places and working lands forever. The Conservation Trust for Florida is pleased to announce it is applying for renewal of accreditation. A public comment period is now open. The Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent program of the Land Trust Alliance, conducts an extensive review of each applicant’s policies and programs. See how you can comment.

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Silver Springs Forest Conservation Area Grand Opening May 27

  May 18, 2016

In December 2015, the Conservation Trust for Florida partnered with the Florida DEP and the St. Johns River Water Management District to purchase the 4,900-acre

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CTF announces addition to Everglades Headwaters Refuge

  February 24, 2016

CTF is pleased to announce protection of 2,198 acres of important habitat and working ranchland in the Everglades Headwaters National Wildlife Refuge and Conservation Area. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (with help from CTF) and the Florida Forest Service secured two separate conservation easements from the Adams Ranch, Inc., including 662 acres of some of the last remaining grassland and longleaf pine savanna landscapes in eastern North America.

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