land conservation http://wlrn.org en Future Of South Florida Conservation Lands In Limbo; Public Asked To Weigh In http://wlrn.org/post/future-south-florida-conservation-lands-limbo-public-asked-weigh <p>How valuable are state-managed conservation lands? It's a question the <a href="http://www.sfwmd.gov/portal/page/portal/xweb%20protecting%20and%20restoring/land%20assessment#everglades" target="_blank">South Florida Water Management District</a> has put to the public in a multi-month assessment of fee-owned lands throughout the state.</p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 10:30:00 +0000 Tricia Woolfenden 16379 at http://wlrn.org Future Of South Florida Conservation Lands In Limbo; Public Asked To Weigh In Like Kayaking The Loxahatchee River? Public Asked To Weigh In On Future Of State Lands http://wlrn.org/post/kayaking-loxahatchee-river-public-asked-weigh-future-state-lands <p>Several ecologically-significant tracts of public land in Palm Beach County will go under the microscope this month as a state agency continues its multi-region assessment of state-owned lands throughout South Florida.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 11:01:00 +0000 Tricia Woolfenden 12345 at http://wlrn.org Like Kayaking The Loxahatchee River? Public Asked To Weigh In On Future Of State Lands State Conservation Lands That Are Home To Endangered Bird Could Be On The Chopping Block http://wlrn.org/post/state-conservation-lands-are-home-endangered-bird-could-be-chopping-block <p>A state agency is considering designating large tracts of state-owned lands as "surplus," including sections that are home to a near-extinct bird endemic to Florida. Surplus lands can be made available for public sale or trade, or used in ways that differ from their original intention as conservation lands.</p> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Tricia Woolfenden 10498 at http://wlrn.org State Conservation Lands That Are Home To Endangered Bird Could Be On The Chopping Block