Jacksonville nonprofit hits fundraising goal to preserve Mandarin land
A Jacksonville nonprofit has raised money it needed to help City Hall preserve property next to the city’s Ferngully Preserve in Mandarin.
The North Florida Land Trust collected donations from 128 supporters to raise $62,500 that the city pledged to match to preserve 4.5 acres near Royal Fern Lane off Brady Road.
“We are incredibly thankful for the local community support of the Ferngully Preserve Addition,” Lee Anderson Louy, the land trust’s director of philanthropic services, said in an announcement about the trust hitting its fundraising goal.
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