Imperial River Preserve

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Imperial River Preserve
(081)
5120 Esplanade Street
Bonita Springs , Florida 34134

Total Acres: 38.95
Number of Parcels: 1
Total Cost: $600,000.00
Date Acquired: Wednesday, March 25, 1998 *
*Date first parcel was acquired.

Additional Acquisition Information
Land Stewardship Plan

Coordinator: Terry Cain
Telephone: (239) 707-3015

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This preserve is a dense mangrove forest in Bonita Springs, bordered to the north by the Imperial River and to the south and west by Little Hickory Bay. The site is in near pristine condition, with the exception of the presence of some exotic plant species along the edges of the preserve.

The dominant plant species of this preserve include red mangrove, black mangrove, white mangrove and buttonwood.

There is no public access available at this preserve. The land was acquired as a means to protect the river.

Paddlers may kayaking or canoe near the preserve via the Imperial River.


Recreation Opportunities:
Bird Watching, Canoeing/Kayaking, Nature Study/Photography


Preserve Links:

Wildlife List

Plant List

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