Ridge Rangers restore wildlife habitat in conservation areas on
the Lake Wales Ridge and nearby areas in Central
The Lake Wales Ridge and other ridges in Central Florida are
relic sand dunes from ancient seas, but today support several
unique habitats and are a hotspot for endemics and listed species.
You can learn more about this very special region at Florida's Ancient
Over 45 protected areas along the
Lake Wales Ridge are managed by private, county, state and
federal agencies. The Ridge Rangers restore wildlife habitat on
many of these areas, spanning Polk and Highlands counties.
Below are links to some of the areas where Ridge
Rangers make a difference: