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Atlantic Coast Ridge

A long stretch of limestone outcroppings punctuates the low-lying eastern edge of the Florida peninsula, hosting unique habitats and rare species. The specialized natural communities present at some locations are better known for other reasons, requiring careful planning to balance designated land uses with habitat management and laws protecting rare animals.

More about the Atlantic Coast Ridge

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    by Defenders of Wildlife
    The potential impact of climate change on the threatened Florida scrub-jay was the subject of an analysis of scientific research by Defenders of Wildlife in 2007.

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