Critical Wildlife Areas

CWA boundary:


County: Dade

Total Area: 700 acres

Closure Dates: Year-round

Focal Species: Foraging shorebirds and wading birds, marine life.

This CWA, located in Biscayne Bay, is also a manatee protection zone. The tidal flats are an important foraging area for a variety of species. It is closed to all vessels.


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Prescribed burns help prevent more serious wildfires and are good for wildlife such as white-tailed deer.

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