Year of Project: 1996
Trees Planted:54,519

The last big expanse of South Florida slash pine in southeastern Dade County was devastated by Hurricane Andrew in 1992. Insects and invasive species have created additio… Read More

Miami Rock Ridge II

Year Planted: 1996

Trees Planted: 54,519
Location: Florida

The last big expanse of South Florida slash pine in southeastern Dade County was devastated by Hurricane Andrew in 1992. Insects and invasive species have created additional problems, and control of the native and exotic competitive vegetation is also a major concern. The potential for planting is half a million seedlings on about 1,000 acres. This project was a collaboration between the Florida Division of Forestry and DERM-Dade County, and in its second stage 54,519 slash pine seedlings were planted in fall of 1995 and 1996.


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Miami Rock Ridge II

Year Planted: 1996
Trees Planted: 54,519
Location: Florida

The last big expanse of South Florida slash pine in southeastern Dade County was devastated by Hurricane Andrew in 1992. Insects and invasive species have created additional problems, and control of the native and exotic competitive vegetation is also a major concern. The potential for planting is half a million seedlings on about 1,000 acres. This project was a collaboration between the Florida Division of Forestry and DERM-Dade County, and in its second stage 54,519 slash pine seedlings were planted in fall of 1995 and 1996.



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