Protect, restore and ensure proper management of natural systems.
NS-4.1 Strengthen protections, expand restoration initiatives and ensure best management practices for existing natural systems to minimize the loss of critical habitats and resources such as wetlands, seagrass beds, mangrove forests, coral reefs, fisheries and urban forests.
IMPLEMENTERS: local governments, Tribal governments, non-profit organizations
STATE/FEDERAL PARTNERS: FDEP, FWC, USFWS, NPS, NOAA, EPA
NS-4.2 Increase collaboration with Tribal governments to enhance stewardship of resources and incorporate traditional ecological knowledge into management, restoration and preservation efforts.
IMPLEMENTERS: non-profit organizations, academic institutions,
local governments, Tribal governments
STATE/FEDERAL PARTNERS: FDEP, FWC, NPS