Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge

Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge

Address:3860 Tollgate Blvd, Suite 300
Naples, FL 34114

Phone:239-353-8442
Fax:239-353-8640
Web: www.fws.gov/southeast/tenthousandisland
Established: 1996.
Location:20 miles southeast of Naples, Florida, on the south side of State Road 41.
Facilities:Trail.
Activities:Camping, hunting, boating, canoeing, fishing.
Special Features:Refuge encompasses part of one of the largest expanses of mangrove estuary in North America, and its beaches provide a substantial nesting area for loggerhead sea turtles.
Habitats: 35,000 acres of mangrove forest, marine waters, and freshwater marshland.
Access: Year round.
Wild life: Wood storks, wading birds, shore birds, manatees, sea turtles.

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This agreement, said President Bush at a 30 May 2002 news conference, will protect about 765,000 acres in the Everglades, Big Cypress National Preserve, the Florida Panther National Wildlife Refuge, and Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuge from drilling or spills related to drilling.