Will Abberger

View of young people jumping into Horn Spring - Leon County, Florida. (1969)
Buckley, John Charles, 1945-2008 / Florida Memory

A vote on the purchase of about 11,000 acres of land for conversation has been postponed. Tuesday’s cabinet meeting has been canceled due to Hurricane Matthew.

Amendment One Spending Legality In Question

Jun 19, 2015
Michael Seeley via Flikr / WFSU News

With the state budget to be passed this evening, conservationists are upset over the way Amendment One funds were allocated. The state’s main land-buying program for conservation, Florida-Forever, was left with significantly fewer dollars than other conservation commissions – who are using their allotted funds for personnel.

Florida House of Representatives

With the ink barely dry on its water policy legislation, the Florida House is already mapping out a new plan for land conservation. Republican leaders began focusing Friday on Amendment 1 and how it fits in to managing millions of wilderness acres.