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CREW 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

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  • 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

    Brenda Thomas

  • 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]

    *************District and Corkscrew Bird Rookery*******