One of the most important features of The Colony, Johansson added, is its proximity to Florida's first Aquatic Preserve
, Estero Bay, which borders the community to the west.
The Raptor Bay course links with the preserved buffers along Estero Bay, Florida's first Aquatic Preserve
Seagrasses tend to lie dormant during the winter, but with the approach of the 2013 summer growing season, Florida Sportsman Editor Jeff Weakley--himself an avid IRL angler--spoke with Brian Sharpe, Aquatic Preserves
Manager, Florida Department of Environmental Protection Indian River Lagoon Aquatic Preserves
, to get an update on research.
Turn key CA$H kayak/canoe rental business located in SW FL on one of the largest islands off Florida's coast surrounded by mangroves & 3 aquatic preserves
Lewis presented on a panel titled "Special Permit Considerations for Sovereign Lands, Aquatic Preserves
, Outstanding Florida Waters.
Project partners also include: City of Pensacola / Escambia County / Santa Rosa and Escambia Counties Sea Grant Extensions - Northwest Florida Aquatic Preserves
Office/CAMA - to restore four acres of emergent salt marsh and protect 1,240 feet of shoreline at Deadman's Island.
The agency also maintains a statewide system of parks, trails and aquatic preserves
Nestled amongst two aquatic preserves
, Boca Ciega Bay and Pinellas County Aquatic Preserves
, it's part of the flats of Mullet Key and Fort Desoto in south Pinellas County.
Boaters who in the past plowed across shallow seagrass beds within Florida's Aquatic Preserves might likewise want to invest in a navigational chart and a pair of polarized sunglasses to prevent running aground.
Florida's 41 Aquatic Preserves encompass almost two million acres of vital habitat along the state's 8,400 miles of coastline.