Protecting wetlands in the Southeast is a priority of the Atlanta Botanical Garden's conservation mission. From monitoring conditions to controlled burns and the reintroduction of rare species, the Garden is restoring native habitats on the Florida and Louisiana coastlines.
Restoration of Species Diversity and Hydrologic Function in Wetlands within the Coastal Dune Lake Watershed
The Garden, in partnership with the Florida Park Service, is restoring 220 acres of wetlands at Deer Lake State Park in Walton County, Florida. The project is tasked with improving water quality and restoring wetlands within the watershed of globally rare and imperiled coastal dune lak
Safeguarding and Restoration on National Forests
The Garden’s conservation work includes safeguarding and restoration on the Chattahoochee, Cherokee, Talladega, Nantahala and Daniel Boone National Forests.
Habitat Restoration Archives
Read past articles by the Garden’s Conservation & Research team, including in-depth information on propagation and the reintroduction of rare species in Florida.