The Adams family believes in agriculture protection easements because of a desire to see the land continue to produce cattle, ensuring safe abundant food supply, provide jobs, and pay taxes. Conservation of the ranch will keep the 500-year-old ranching heritage in Florida and protect the watershed feeding water to the coastal areas.
Over a period of 12 years, the ranch has placed over 6000 acres of the Osceola county ranch under conservation easements.
The Adams family hopes that the use of perpetual easements will encourage future generations of the family to stay in Florida and manage the land as a working ranch.
Adams Ranch is not working alone in these efforts. Our efforts have been a collaboration with various stakeholders including the following:
The Conservation Trust for Florida
National Wildlife Refuge Association
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
We encourage you to learn more about each of our conservation partners and how you can become a partner in our mutual efforts.