CWA Boundary:

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County: Martin

Total Area: 9.5 Acres

Closure Dates: Year-round

Focal Species: Wood storks, pelicans, roseate spoonbills, American oystercatcher.

 

The waters surrounding this spoil islands are closed to public access. This buffer protects nesting and roosting birds from disturbance. In 2012, roseate spoonbills nested here for the first time in Martin County.

 

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