Additional grant funding was allocated to treat and maintain the invasive vines on the purchased parcels, increase recreational activities such as bird watching and fishing, installing small canoe and kayak launch, and installing trails.
City met all requirements and officially signed FDEP grant agreement.
$2 million in FDEP funding was approved and the city acquired the 43.4 acres of land.
City requested funding from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) to purchase 43.4 acres of wetlands and floodplain contiguous to the existing city-owned 50 acres of wetlands.
Access Howell Branch Preserve Project Grant Agreement
Dix-Hite Landscape Architects