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Port Orange CWA

CWA boundary:

Aerial map showing the Port Orange CWA boundary in red.

County: Volusia

Total Area: 2 acres

Closure Dates: January 1 – August 31

Focal Species: Brown pelican, snowy egret, little blue heron, tri-colored heron, cormorants, great egret, white ibis, great blue heron, American oystercatcher.

Port Orange CWA is a spoil island located south of the Dunlawton Bridge, within viewing distance of the boat ramp. Brown pelicans, great egrets, and other birds nest in the mangroves of the island, while American oystercatchers nest on the exposed oyster bar.

Financial support for Port Orange Critical Wildlife Area in-water markers was provided by the Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida, Inc. through the Conserve Wildlife Tag grant program.

 

Port Orange Pelicans