Project Category: <span>Trail Improvement</span>

Three Sisters Spring Boardwalk
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Three Sisters Spring Boardwalk

Three Sisters Springs was a forested wetland to be developed with condos and the spring water was intended to be commercially extracted. In order to protect manatee, improve access to the springs and restore native habitat the land was purchased in 2010 with funds from the Florida Community Trust, the City of Crystal River, U.S....

Salt Marsh Trails
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Salt Marsh Trails

The Friends Group completed the construction of the tower, pavilion and several hiking trails on this Refuge property in 2010 and donated the improvements to the Crystal River National Wildlife Refuge. The improvements were made possible by a donation from the Lastinger Family Foundation. A boardwalk allowing access into the wetlands was constructed in 2013....