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DESCRIPTIONCREW Land & Water Trust Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed. Photo by Brenda Brooks. The CREW Land & Water Trust Mission. We are a private, non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the land and water resources in and around the Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
CREWLand & Water TrustCorkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed
Photo by Brenda Brooks
The CREW Land & Water Trust MissionWe are a private, non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the land and water resources in and around the Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed.
Established in 1989 as a public/private partnership to coordinate the land acquisition, management, and public outreach for this 60,000 acre project.
Connections!Map by Jason Lauritsen
CREW CORKSCREW REGIONAL ECOSYSTEM WATERSHED
Water flowsSection Map/Ownership
Partnerships!FWCSFWMDPhoto by Paige MartinCREW VolunteersBoy ScoutsFGCU Wings of Hope ProgramCollier CountyLee CountyFriends of CREWAND SO MANY MORECorkscrew Swamp Sanctuary
Why CREW is so important!CREW Provides Land For
Aquifer RechargeNatural Flood ProtectionNatural FiltrationAnd more..
Wildlife HabitatRecreational OpportunitiesEnvironmental Education
Compatible Land UseHikingHuntingHorseback RidingBikesCampingPhoto by Kathy BroyardPhoto by Kathy Broyardhttp://www.southernarrowheadoutfitters.com/images/2005/DSC00398.jpghttp://www.thecapeescape.com/Cape_San_Blas_FL_Pictures/Cape_San_Blas_Horseback_Riding_BFW.jpg
Public Outreach and EducationGuided HikesAcademic Field TripsClassroom PresentationsPublic PresentationsDisplaysTeacher WorkshopsSpecial Events
Growth and Development
CREW consists of four major sectionsCorkscrew MarshBird Rookery SwampFlint Pen StrandCamp Keais Strand
Land AcquisitionConservation Collier: Starnes Property Lee County Conservation 20/20: Flint Pen Strand Parcels Pepper Ranch
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary: Bird Rookery Swamp
SFWMD & Audubon Land SwapAlyson WebbAyounga Riddick
Bird RookerysRecreational Opportunities Hiking Biking Birding Photography
Starnes Property Purchased in 2008 $5.3 million (CREW Trust contributed $300K) 367.7 acres Will connect to the new Cypress Dome Trails (Gate 5)
Natural FiltrationStarnes PropertyPhoto by Bill HelfferichPhoto by Bill HelfferichPhoto by Bill Helfferich
Pepper Ranch 2,500 acres $33.2 million
Hope to see you at CREW!
Contact us:CREW Land & Water Trust
23998 Corkscrew RoadEstero, FL 33928http://www.crewtrust.orgEmail: [email protected]
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