Tag Archives: Alachua Conservation Trust

Experts Caution Against Bear Hunting in Alachua County

By on April 16th, 2015 | Last updated: April 16, 2015 at 1:09 pm

The Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission met yesterday to review a proposal which would allow bear hunting on specific areas throughout Florida. Wildlife groups question if hunting is the solution to an increasing number of bear encounters.

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In The News: Saarinen Preserve Opens, SpaceEx To Launch Rocket Monday, “Fresh From Florida” breaks records, Marco Rubio Running For Presidency

By on April 13th, 2015 | Last updated: April 13, 2015 at 11:14 am

Opening Ceremony Held For Saarinen Preserve in Newberry Sunday – Arthur Saarinen cut a thick red ribbon Sunday marking the opening of the Saarinen Preserve in Newberry on Sunday. The ceremony was held by The Alachua Conservation Trust and AmeriCorps […]

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Natural Resources Amendment Secures Environmental Funding But Raises Concerns

By on September 8th, 2014 | Last updated: September 8, 2014 at 5:58 pm

With almost one million signatures from Florida voters, Amendment 1 – also known as the Florida Land and Water Conservation Amendment – will appear on the Nov. 4 ballot, though not all parties are pleased by this development.

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Threatened Bird Species Get New Homes

By on April 23rd, 2014 | Last updated: April 28, 2014 at 11:40 am

The Alachua Conservation Trust is expanding its kestrel nest box program to newly acquired lands in order to provide nesting habitats for threatened birds.

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