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Mangrove Pruning Regulations

 

Since July 1, 1996, Lee County has generally not been involved in the regulation of mangrove trimming. Mangrove trimming is regulated by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection through the Mangrove Trimming and Preservation Act (Florida Statutes Sections 403.9321-403.9333) - www.leg.state.fl.us/Statutes/

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION - (DEP)

South Florida District Office
2295 Victoria Avenue, Suite 364
Fort Myers, FL 33902-2549
Telephone (239) 344-5600
Fax (850) 412-0590 
http://www.dep.state.fl.us/south/