Keep Indian River Beautiful's Captain Forster's Preserve Restoration Project

Dec 20, 2016 11:30 AM ET

The 100-acre Captain Forster Hammock Preserve in Vero Beach, Florida, is one of only a few corridors that connect estuary habitat along the Indian River Lagoon to the ocean, continuing through all of the natural phases of estuary, dune and coastal habitat.

While the preserve is often visited by local residents who walk its beautiful trails through sea grapes and gumbo limbo to the lesser-known public beach access, many of the Preserve's visitors do not fully understand the environmental value of the property because of the lack of educational signage and the general appearance of the park.

Keep Indian River Beautiful, recipient of a Keep America Beautiful/Lowe's Community Partners Grant, sought to bring the Preserve back to life.

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Mike Rosen
Keep America Beautiful
+1 (203) 659-3008
Larry Kaufman
Keep America Beautiful
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