Blowing Rocks Preserve, Jupiter Island, Martin County


General Project Information


Project footprint:

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


574 South Beach Road, Hobe Sound, FL 33455

Can it be visited by the public?


Coordinating organization:

The Nature Conservancy owns and manages this preserve (



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


Mangroves and Other native plants

Energy level:


Optional information


Plant species included:

Red mangrove, Black mangrove, Spartina patens, Uniola paniculata

Source of materials:

Propagated and grown on site

Cultch material used:


Cost per linear foot:  


Contact for more information:

Sarah Martin at