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Nassau County seeks qualified individuals to serve on Conservation Land Acquisition & Management Committee

Nassau County Insider
By Sabrina Robertson
Public Information Officer
February 16, 2021

The Board of County Commissioners adopted their first Conservation Land Acquisition and Management (CLAM) Plan on January 25, 2021. This plan summarizes the collective goals that have been expressed by the County Commissioners, County staff, and the general public and provide guidance in the selection of lands to be acquired by the County and set aside for conservation.

Lands nominated for consideration will be reviewed by a CLAM Committee, prior to being submitted to the Board of County Commissioners for consideration.

The County is currently seeking volunteers to serve on the CLAM Committee. Candidates at a minimum should have skills, expertise or demonstrable experience that relate to the acquisition of conservation lands, either in:

• natural resource management and biology;

• agriculture and forestry;

• community planning;

• environmental engineering or civil engineering where their work has been in stormwater or green infrastructure projects; and

• environmental regulations, land use law, or commercial real estate in so far that it has dealt in vacant, rural lands.

The ideal candidates will have experience in at least two of the above categories or ten years of experience in at least one. You must be a Nassau County resident.

To apply, please click here. Applications will be accepted through 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 26, 2021.

If you have any questions, please contact the Department of Planning & Economic Opportunity at (904) 530-6300 or email [email protected]

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