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Conservation Services
Overview
The Conservation Services Section manages environmentally sensitive wildlife habitat and corridors acquired through the Jan K. Platt Environmental Lands Acquisition and Protection Program (ELAPP). This program is publicly supported and has been approved by voters.

Services
Since 1988, Hillsborough County has purchased more than 61,000 acres that are now in public ownership. Management responsibilities include prescribed burning, invasive species control, wildlife inventory, and habitat improvements for endangered and threatened species of plants and animals.

This section also provides administrative operations and guides the land acquisition process which includes site assessments and rankings of publicly nominated sites.

Conservation Services Office Locations
Northwest Office
Lake Frances Preserve
10225 Woodstock Rd.
Odessa, FL 33556

P: 813-264-8513
F: 813-964-2960
Central Office (Main)
Bell Creek Preserve
10940 McMullen Rd.
Riverview, FL 33569

P: 813-672-7876
F: 813-672-7880
South Office
Cockroach Bay Preserve
3709 Gulf City Rd.
Ruskin, FL 33570

P: 813-671-7754
F: 813-671-7758
Northeast Office
Lower Green Swamp Preserve
3536 E. Knights Griffin Rd.
Plant City, FL 33565

P: 813-757-3713
F: 813-757-3709