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Investment in Florida’s wild assets, which include important conservation areas, 160 state parks and a vast coastline with more than 100 miles of public beaches, has added up to a valuable network of protected lands. These natural attractions provide residents and visitors with unique scenic beauty and outstanding recreational opportunities and help make Florida the top destination for family vacations in the country and for tourists from around the world.
We use SLAMM modeling to estimate the likely impacts of sea level rise on eight coastal National Wildlife Refuges, focusing on both land already part of the refuges and lands that have been targeted for acquisition. We provide recommendations on how the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service can maximize the value of their conservation investments in light of sea-level rise.
A six-page "executive summary" of the impacts of sea level rise on National Wildlife Refuge land protection priorities.