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Management Programs of Banana River Aquatic Preserve Quick Topics
Planted mangroves
  • Resource Management

    The resource management program focuses around the Island Enhancement Program. This volunteer-based program improves public access to spoil islands and promotes habitat restoration by removing exotic and invasive plants and planting native vegetation.
Port Salerno Seafood Festival
  • Education and Outreach

    The education and outreach program is centered around educational signage, such as signs to advise boaters of seagrasses, and participation in public events such as Goby Fest and the Port Salerno Seafood Festival.
Diamondback terrapin
  • Research and Monitoring

    Staff have been a part of efforts to monitor diamondback terrapin populations in the lagoon. They also coordinate with the Florida Audubon Society to monitor bird rookeries and worked with Patrick Air Force Base to map mangroves.



Last updated: August 12, 2016

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