Green Horizon Gains Permanent Protection for Local Preserve
Last updated 5/6/2021 at 10:16am
Green Horizon Land Trust, a Lake Wales-based not-for-profit conservation organization, announces the acquisition of a permanent conservation easement for the six-acre Scrub Plum Preserve in Babson Park.
The property, which has previously been protected by a temporary easement, formerly belonged to the Babson Park Community Church.
The Scrub Plum Preserve contains a series of trails that winds through native habitat on the Lake Wales Ridge that has been used for decades for environmental education at nearby Babson Park Elementary School.
The educational efforts were pioneered by the late Vir...