The North Florida Land Trust has obtained property adjacent to the River Brand Islands Preserve and across the Intracoastal from the city of Jacksonville’s Castaway Island and Dutton Island preserves.

Land Trust buys nearly 219 acres along Intracoastal Waterway

Published on February 7, 2023 at 9:50 am

North Florida Land Trust, a Jacksonville conservation nonprofit, acquired about 219 acres along the Intracoastal Waterway in Jacksonville Beach.

The group paid $5,000 for four pieces of property comprising salt water marsh and conservation easement. The total just market value of the property is $42,879, according to tax records.

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The land trust bought the site Feb. 3 from Atlantic Beach Holding Co., a group of heirs of Harcourt Bull, the first mayor of Atlantic Beach, and his wife, Florence, according to a news release.

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