Two central Florida counties receive $17 million for land conservation

ORLANDO, Fla. — Governor Ron DeSantis has approved 17 million dollars in land conservation deals to impact two central Florida counties.


Osceola and Marion Counties will receive assistance to carry out the Florida Wildlife Corridor Act.

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The act was passed in 2021 and is an effort to connect 18 million acres of land.

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Lawmakers said completing the entire corridor could require five to six billion dollars and some new regulations.

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