“An anonymous donation of $100,000 allowed the North Florida Land Trust to buy 12 acres of land for $150,000 and expand Bogey Creek Preserve in North Jacksonville. The land was purchased from the McGehee family.
‘The community has been very supportive of our efforts to preserve this beautiful piece of property which will expand the trails at Bogey Creek for everyone to enjoy,’ Jim McCarthy, president of NFLT, said in a press release. ‘We are happy we will finally be able to purchase this land from the McGehees who have been trying to sell the land for preservation for many years. This anonymous donation actually exceeds what we still needed for this project and the remaining funds will go to our Amelia Forever Campaign.’
The additional 12 acres, which adds to the 75 acres, contain forests and streams which will expand the public park’s trail system.”