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Management Programs of Jensen Beach to Jupiter Inlet Aquatic Preserve Quick Topics
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  • Resource Management

    The resource management program focuses around restoration projects such as the Island Enhancement Program and Shoreline Restoration Program. These volunteer-based program improves public access to spoil islands and promotes habitat restoration by removing exotic and invasive plants and planting native vegetation. Mangrove plantings is the primary method for shoreline restoration, but the research program is looking into methods to improve results. Five seagrass restoration projects have been identified and designed.
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  • Education and Outreach

    Due to limited staff in an extensive region, the education and outreach program is centered around educational signage. Education programs include on and off-site education and training activities and volunteer coordination and outreach.
 
  • Research and Monitoring

    Ongoing research is primarily focused on seagrass projects and oyster reef formation studies. Staff are also participating in experiments to stabilize eroding shorelines on spoil islands and other public lands.

 

 

Last updated: April 12, 2013

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