Caxambas Pass

CWA boundary:

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County: Collier

Total Area: 2acres

Closure Dates: April 1 – August 31

Focal Species: Least tern, black skimmer, Wilson’s plover.

This sandbar hosts hundreds of nesting shorebirds. It is also an important stopover site for migrating and wintering species. When posted, the island is closed to all vessel landings.

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FWC Facts:
Approximately 1.7 million acres of Florida's remaining natural areas have been invaded by nonindigenous plant species, which have degraded and diminished our ecosystem.

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