Alachua County Land Conservation Board vacancies

Press release from Alachua County

ALACHUA COUNTY, Fla. – Alachua County is seeking applicants to fill one current vacancy on the Land Conservation Board (LCB) for the position of Natural Resource Professional. The application deadline is April 28, 2023. All applications submitted in the last year will be considered. Those applicants need not reapply.

The LCB provides an opportunity for citizen involvement in selecting Alachua County Forever Conservation Lands. The Board reviews and recommends properties for acquisition through the Alachua County Forever Program to the County Commission and provides recommendations on stewardship issues. The board meets in person on the fourth Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m.

“Serving on the Land Conservation Board provides the opportunity to be a conscientious participant in the conservation legacy our community has prioritized,” Land Conservation Board Vice Chair Melissa Hill said. “The Board serves an important role in overseeing the protection of our water, wildlife habitat, and our resource-based recreation.”

Complete the online application form (Click on the apply link in the upper right corner). The link also has the Board details and the member roster.