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Restoring Wetlands on Abandoned Agricultural Lands in Everglades National Park, a Strategic Plan for Guiding the Research, Monitoring, and Management of the "Hole-in-the-Donut" Restoration

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Date Issued:
1997
Summary:
In 1993, Everglades National Park, Dade County and the National Park Foundation, entered into a partnership to restore approximately 6,000 acres of former agricultural land in Everglades National Park, known as the "Hole-in-the-Donut" (HID). Through cooperation with Dade County, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the US Army Corps of Engineers, the HID was established as a Mitigation Bank, the first in Florida. Using the mitigation funds from permitted development projects in Dade County, the Park is undertaking a precedent setting program of exotic removal and wetland restoration for the entire Hole-in-the-Donut.
Title: Restoring Wetlands on Abandoned Agricultural Lands in Everglades National Park, a Strategic Plan for Guiding the Research, Monitoring, and Management of the "Hole-in-the-Donut" Restoration.
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Name(s): Doren, Robert F., creator
Childers, D.L.
Armentano, T.V.
Platt, W.J.
Horvitz, C.
Norland,M.
Sparkman,B.
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Technical Report
Date Issued: 1997
Publisher: U.S. National Park Service, South Florida Natural Resources Center, Everglades National Park, Homestead FL 33035
Extent: 35 pages
Language(s): English
Summary: In 1993, Everglades National Park, Dade County and the National Park Foundation, entered into a partnership to restore approximately 6,000 acres of former agricultural land in Everglades National Park, known as the "Hole-in-the-Donut" (HID). Through cooperation with Dade County, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the US Army Corps of Engineers, the HID was established as a Mitigation Bank, the first in Florida. Using the mitigation funds from permitted development projects in Dade County, the Park is undertaking a precedent setting program of exotic removal and wetland restoration for the entire Hole-in-the-Donut.
Identifier: FI11100401 (IID), 3183132 (digitool), fiu29806 (fedora)
Subject(s): Everglades National Park (Fla.)
Wetland agriculture
Ecosystem restoration
Invasive plants--Florida
Invasive plants--Environmental aspects--United States
Abandoned farmland
Hole-in-the-Donut
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fcla/dt/3183132
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Host Institution: FIU
Has Part: SFRC Technical Report 97-002.
Has Part: Everglades online collection.