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Naples News- By Eric Staats, Posted October 20, 2009
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary is basking in the international limelight.
The International Secretariat for the Ramsar Convention, an intergovernmental treaty on wetlands conservation, has named the sanctuary a wetland of international importance.
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by kevin lollar • email@example.com • June 27, 2008
Passing through the gate was like crossing from one world to another.
On one side was Panther Island Mitigation Bank, a series of wetlands rich in diverse native vegetation and wildlife.
On the other was a 640-acre cow pasture full of cattle, low grass and little wildlife.
But the cattle will soon be gone, and the cow pasture will be restored to a more natural wetland state.
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary has traded 1,280 acres to the South Florida Water Management District for the cow pasture, on the sanctuary’s north border, and 480 acres on its southwest border; the sanctuary’s two new properties will be restored as a mitigation bank.
“The swap is done,” sanctuary director Ed Carlson said...
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Some recent swapping will soon bring about the restoration of 1,700 acres of agricultural land belonging to Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary in Collier County...Click title to read article.