Savannas Preserve State Park


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Savannas Preserve State Park


Location:2 miles east of US 1 on Walton Road in Port Saint Lucie.
Facilities:Picnic areas/pavilions, canoe/kayak rentals (seasonal), restrooms, multi-use trails, Education Center.
Activities:Freshwater fishing, canoeing, hiking, bicycling, horseback riding, wildlife viewing, educational programs.
Special Features:Freshwater marshes, or "savannas," once extended all along Florida's southeast coast. The Savannas Preserve, which stretches more than 10 miles from Fort Pierce to Jensen Beach, is the largest and most intact remnant of Florida's east coast savannas.
Address:9551 Gumbo Limbo Ln
Jensen Beach, FL 34957

Phone:772-398-2779
Web: www.floridastateparks.org/savannas
Size: 7,062 acres land; 123 acres water.

See other parks in Florida.
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Sealed Electronic Bid: Halpatiokee canoe/kayak launch & savannas preserve state park education center construction project
Lucie, a municipality in the State of Florida, desires to obtain quotations from qualified individuals, firms, and legal entities relative to the construction of the Halpatiokee Canoe/Kayak Launch and Savannas Preserve State Park Education Center Improvements located at 1400 Midway Road, Fort Pierce, Florida.
Reproductive success, territory size, and predation pressures of the Florida Scrub-jays (Aphelocoma coerulescens) at Savannas Preserve State Park.
The Engineer shall provide Construction Engineering and Inspection (CEI) Services for the Savannas Recreation Area Trail Project, the Savannas Preserve State Park Education Center Improvements and for the Halpatiokee Canoe Launch Project.
These politics are visible in Savannas Preserve State Park, on Florida's east coast, which is comprised of several natural communities that are adapted to fire and is home to various endangered animals and plants.
Savannas Preserve State Park, located on Florida's east coast (Fig.
As its name implies, Savannas Preserve State Park is home to a mix of pyrogenic natural communities that includesmesicflatwoods(2,197acres/889 ha), ephemeral basin marsh (1,592 acres/644 ha), scrubby flatwoods (156 acres/63 ha), and sand pine-oak scrub (446 acres/180.
Very few prescribed burns have been attempted in Savannas Preserve State Park despite the importance of fires in pyrogenic communities, and even though Federal and State laws recognize and support the necessity of using prescribed fires as an endangered species management tool.
This study looks at the effect that aging of the scrub has on a population of scrub-jays at the Savannas Preserve State Park in Port St.
The Savannas Preserve State Park (hereafter referred to as Savannas) contains about 2,429 ha of protected habitat.
The study site in Savannas Preserve State Park is located in St.
Savannas Preserve State Park contains a varied set of rich and unique natural communities, including mesic flatwoods, basin marsh, wet prairie, marsh lake, sand pine scrub, and scrubby flatwoods.