Perry Oldenburg Wildlife and Environmental Area

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Gently rolling hills with longleaf pine, turkey oaks and wiregrass are home to gopher tortoises and other protected wildlife.  

 

Sights




Share Your Visit

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Things to do

Trails traverse the varied habitats and provide ample opportunities for wildlife viewing. read more »

Wildlife

Well-managed habitats support a sizeable population of gopher tortoises as well as other protected species read more »

Habitat and Management

Regular prescribed burns maintain the longleaf pine ecosystem and create ideal conditions for wildlife read more »

History

This area was named to honor the memory of Perry W. Oldenburg.  read more »

Planning Your Visit

Perry Oldenburg WEA comprises 380 acres and is located seven miles north of Brooksville. read more »

 



FWC Facts:
A 2011 survey showed that 49 percent of residents and 47 percent of tourists participate in wildlife-viewing trips in Florida.

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