Rookery Island

CWA boundary:

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County: Collier

Total Area: 1acre

Closure Dates: Year-round

Focal Species: Herons, egrets, brown pelican.

This small mangrove island is located within the Rookery Bay Estuarine Research Reserve. The entire island is closed to public access each year.

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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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