Easement protects 512 acres of grassland in Columbia County
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - Conservation groups are celebrating Florida’s first easement protecting a grassland in Columbia County.
The Alachua Conservation Trust and North Florida Land Trust have reached an agreement with partners to protect a 512-acre parcel in western Columbia County.
The land was originally used for hunting and agriculture by J.Y. Wilson and family,
Wilson was a state lawmaker and UF alumni.
His children agreed to set aside the land for conservation.
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