Blowing Rocks Preserve, Jupiter Island, Martin County

 

General Project Information

 

Project footprint:

1 mile of lagoon and ocean shoreline, 73 acre private conservation land.

Location:

574 South Beach Road, Hobe Sound, FL 33455

Can it be visited by the public?

Yes

Coordinating organization:

The Nature Conservancy owns and manages this preserve (www.nature.org).

Timeline

 

Start date and completion date:

Habitat and shoreline restoration began in 1989 and is still enhanced today.

Other relevant timeline information:

This preserve went through a comprehensive habitat and hydrologic restoration that was completed in 2005.

Project Components

 

Type of project:

Vegetation only

Materials:

Mangroves and Other native plants

Energy level:

MEDIUM

Optional information

 

Plant species included:

Red mangrove, Black mangrove, Spartina patens, Uniola paniculata

Source of materials:

Propagated and grown on site

Cultch material used:

N/A

Cost per linear foot:  

N/A

Contact for more information:

Mike Renda, Andrea Graves, Sarah Martin at (561) 744-6668