Governing Board Ribbon-Cutting Event in Martin County

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January 21, 2021, 10:30 AM

DATE AND TIME: Thursday, January 21, 2021, 10:30 AM

Allapattah Ranch Wetland Reserve Project Site
Martin County


GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: The Governing Board of the South Florida Water Management District will celebrate the completion of the Allapattah Ranch Wetland Reserve project with a ribbon cutting event. All members of the public are invited to this meeting. Comfortable shoes and clothing are recommended.

This project will improve water quality, decrease runoff and curtail ecologically harmful freshwater flows to the St. Lucie Estuary. The restoration of 6,621 acres of wetlands in Martin County will provide average water storage of 13,300 acre-feet per year. Restoring the vast wetland area also returns valued habitat for threatened and endangered species.

No Governing Board action will be taken at this event. The event will also be recorded and available for viewing at after the event concludes.

Social distancing and masks that securely cover the nose and mouth are required at all times. 

To obtain directions and RSVP for the event, please contact Yvette Bonilla at Please RSVP no later than Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2021. 

Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this meeting is asked to advise the agency at least five days before the workshop/meeting by contacting: Rosie Byrd, District Clerk, at If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, 1(800) 955-8771 (TDD) or 1(800) 955-8770 (Voice). 

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