A voice for nature on the Nature Coast.
The GCC is a not-for-profit local land trust which promotes natural resource preservation through public education and acquisition of sensitive areas by public agencies.
Founded in 1992 by residents of the Gulf coastal counties of Hernando and Pasco in west central Florida, their unifying concern was the increasing destruction of Florida's natural environment due to the dramatic rate of growth and development.
Working in partnership with government, business, and private interests, the GCC strives to preserve habitat which is crucial to the survival of native plant and animal species.
The GCC coordinates efforts to secure funding from public agencies and private sources, which are used to purchase tracts of land where the fragile natural ecosystems remain essentially intact.
May 2013 – After 5 years, the permit to dredge a canal over 4 miles into the Gulf to permit large boats to pass from a developer’s private marina to deep water was denied by the Army Corps of Engineer. more...