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Biological impact of residential real estate development in the South Florida coastal wetlands

Biological impact of residential real estate development in the South Florida coastal wetlands

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Sport Fisheries and Wildlife, Distributed by National Technical Information Service in Atlanta, Ga, Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Housing and health -- Florida

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDept. of the Interior.
    SeriesPB - National Technical Information Service -- 231-672
    ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Sport Fisheries and Wildlife
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA772F6 B55 1974
    The Physical Object
    Pagination18 leaves. --
    Number of Pages18
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18960950M

      Taken from the earlier book Priceless Florida (and modified for a stand-alone book), this volume discusses Florida's wetlands, including interior wetlands, seepage wetlands, marshes, flowing-water swamps, beaches and marine marshes, and mangrove swamps. Introduces readers to the trees and plants, insects, mammals, reptiles, and other species that live in Florida's unique wetlands Reviews: We collaborate with the Great Lakes Coastal Assembly in tracking progress towards these goals: Goal 1: Coastal wetlands will support a sustainable assemblage of native species, including priority species Goal 2: Coastal wetlands will support diverse wetland types that are resilient and adaptable to changing conditions Goal 3: Coastal wetlands will support sustainable economic and social. In the state of Florida permitted a large, manmade drainage ditch as part of a proposed residential development within the Cocohatchee wetland system, which hydrates the Audubon Corkscrew Sanctuary, home to endangered Florida panthers and wood storks. However, the Corps denied the project, citing inappropriate impacts to wetlands.


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Biological impact of residential real estate development in the South Florida coastal wetlands Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Central Florida’s boom shows true picture of U.S. real estate trends Sprawl, supercommuters, and seniors fuel growth By Patrick Sissonam EDTAuthor: Patrick Sisson. Coastal/Tidal Wetlands Coastal/tidal wetlands in the United States, as their name suggests, are found along the Atlantic, Pacific, Alaskan and Gulf coasts.

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Sivaperuman, C. Venkatraman, in Marine Faunal Diversity in India, Introduction. Coastal wetlands include seasonal and relatively permanent coastal plain freshwater swamps and marshes, coastal beaches, rocky shorelines, estuarine salt marshes, mangrove swamps, seagrass beds, mud flats and sand bars.

The Convention on Wetlands of International Importance Especially as Waterfowl. Coastal wetland losses occur as a result of both human activity and natural processes. Human Activity: Human activities which may lead to losses of coastal wetlands include urban and rural development, agriculture, and silviculture.

These land use changes can also indirectly impact nearby wetlands by altering hydrology through increased runoff or water withdrawals in the watershed. SOUTH FLORIDA WETLANDS ECOSYSTEM: BIOGEOCHEMICAL PROCESSES IN PEAT.

Geological Survey FactSheet INTRODUCTION. The South Florida wetlands ecosystem is an environment of great size and ecological diversity (figs. 1 and 2).The landscape diversity and subtropical setting of this ecosystem provide a habitat for an abundance of plants and wildlife, some of which are unique to South.

Under Florida's land reclamation statute, ChapterFlorida Statutes, Sectionland, including wetlands, must be restored to an acceptable condition (i.e., reclaimed) after a mining operation. Reclamation is the process of returning land that has been mined to a higher dollar value by physically changing the land to a more usable state.

1 Florida State Wetland Program Summary. Photo Title: Florida’s Everglades; Photo Credit: Florida DEP. Section A.

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But the amount of Florida wetlands originally, since it has become a state, has decreased by 44%. Florida has lost the most acreage cover-- million acres. California has lost the largest percentage of original wetlands in the state -- 91%. Twenty-two states have lost more than 50% of their original wetlands.

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Gulf County, Case No. 1D (Fla. 1st DCA ), reinforced the principle that a local government has the authority under F.S. Part II, to regulate and even prohibit development within wetlands.1 In Johnson, the court overturned a trial court ruling that, because neither the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers nor the.

Wetlands and Upland Buffer Requirements - Different sized upland buffers are required depending on the type of development project, type of wetland, or location. Generally, a foot upland buffer is required landward of the state jurisdictional wetland line for all tidally-influenced water bodies up to the point where a Mean High.

The impact is already being felt in South Florida. Tidal flooding now predictably drenches inland streets, even when the sun is out, thanks to the region’s porous limestone bedrock. Saltwater is. South Florida in areas along coastal uplands, in the Florida Keys and tree islands within the Everglades where frost is a rare occurrence.

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Connect with 1,+ real estate investors. Find local real estate meetups and events in your area. Start analyzing real estate properties, we do the math for you. Half of Florida’s wetlands have been drained over the past century to make way for roads, agriculture, commercial and residential development.

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Coastal wetland types: Tidal salt marshes: some of the most productive ecosystems in world, found along temperate coastline, dominated by salt-tolerant grasses and rushes: Mangrove Swamps: sub-tropical coastal communities dominated by red mangrove (Rhizophora mangle) or black mangrove species (Avicennia germinans) species; northern locations limited by freeze line.

Florida was once mostly a wetland consisting of swamps, marshes, estuaries and shallow bodies of water south of Orlando that flowed south towards the Everglades. Wetlands in Florida and in other states filter and clean the water we drink, and provides a healthy habitat for wildlife.

(Florida has lost over 40% of its wetlands since becoming a state, many remaining wetlands are small remnants of what were once much larger contiguous ecosystems. Mangrove Forests & Swamps Found worldwide from approximately 25 to 28 degrees north and south latitudes, Mangroves forests are comprised of 70 or so species which have adapted to life.

At the time, economists warned that the real estate industry wasn’t addressing the issue quickly enough, and that the impact of a coastal property collapse brought.

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Two taxonomic references of use are: Mosses of Florida by Ruth Schornherst Breen, and Mosses of the Gulf South by William Dean Reese, Aquatic plants. Aquatic plants are defined in sectionF.A.C.

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The biological impact of residential real estate development in the South Florida coastal wetlands. United States Department of the Interior, Washington, DC, USA. Google Scholar. For potential buyers of vacant land in Florida, wetlands are just a reality you’re going to have to face.

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