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Featured Places for Florida

Florida's remarkably diverse lands and waters harbor a wealth of natural and cultural riches. Explore a few of Florida's most extraordinary places.

Featured Places for Florida

  • Apalachicola River Basin

    Though it faces threats from afar, the Apalachicola River Basin is a national hotspot of biodiversity with well over 1,000 native plants and animals and numerous endemic species that exist only in this region.

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  • Lake Wales Ridge

    Created from ancient dunes deposited 650,000 years ago, this sandy ridge in the center of the state contains one of the highest concentrations of rare plants and animals in the United States.

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  • Florida Everglades

    The Everglades ecosystem is a diverse, interconnected mosaic of habitats unlike anywhere on the North American continent.

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Quick Facts

Florida Natural Areas Inventory
1018 Thomasville Road, Suite 200-C
Tallahassee, FL 32303

Contact Information

Phone: (850) 224-8207
Fax: (850) 681-9364


Founded in: 1981

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