Myakka River

CWA boundary:


County: Sarasota

Total Area: 1/2 acre

Closure Dates: March 1 – November 31

Focal Species: Wood storks, herons, egrets, anhingas.

This small island maintains an important wood stork rookery. Wood storks are a federally endangered species. The entire island is closed to public access during the nesting season.


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