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Management Issues of North Fork St. Lucie River Aquatic Preserve Quick Topics
Ten Mile Creek Reservoir
  • Water Quality
    The St. Lucie River is especially vulnerable to degradation of water quality by stormwater discharges.
Sailfin molly
  • Natural Resource Management
    Although the St. Lucie River collectively receives much attention, additional mapping and monitoring efforts are still needed to properly manage the natural resources.
Environmentally-friendly seawall
  • Coastal Development
    Local development practices coupled with intense watershed and shoreline alteration severely impact water quality in the North Fork St. Lucie River.
Recreational boating
  • Public Use and Access
    The North Fork St. Lucie River is subject to heavy recreational use which may result in user conflicts or harm wildlife.


Last updated: April 06, 2015

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