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North Fork St. Lucie River Aquatic Preserve Management Programs Quick Topics
Sailfin molly being measured
  • Ecosystem Science
    Ensures science based management by providing resource mapping, modeling, monitoring, research and scientific oversight. This enables decision-makers to more effectively prioritize restoration and resource protection goals.
Eroding riverbank
  • Resource Management
    Addresses how North Fork St. Lucie River Aquatic Preserve (NFSLRAP) and its resources are managed. Resource management is physically done on the resources for which the preserve has direct management responsibility, and by influencing the activities of others within and adjacent to the area and to its watershed.
OxBow Ecocenter
  • Education and Outreach
    Current Education and Outreach programs for NFSLRAP focus on creating stewards who educate and engage others as well as promote responsible natural resource use.
Recreational fishing
  • Public Use
    Public use management focuses on providing public recreational opportunities which are compatible with resource management objectives.
Derelict vessel
  • Issues
    NFSLRAP management efforts are in direct response to its local issues. Issues-based management is a means through which any number of partners may become involved in addressing an issue.
NFSLRAP Management Plan cover






Last updated: April 06, 2015

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