Florida is a diverse landscape with a variety of habitats. Across the state, there are sixty-nine ecosystems recognized by the Florida Natural Areas Inventory (FNAI) and these fall into six categories. The categories are interior uplands, wetlands, and waters; and coastal uplands, wetlands, and water.
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary's boardwalk takes you through a sampling of some of these habitats that are protected within it's 13,000 acres. But beyond the boardwalk, the land is managed and preserved for now and for the generations to come.
Explore Corkscrew's Habitats
Cypress swamps provide important habitat for a multitude of wildlife.
Commonly found wildlife in hammock habitats includes Black Bears, Florida Panthers, Bobcats, Pigmy Rattlesnakes, Florida Box Turtles, Red-shouldered Hawks, and Barred Owls.
Pine flatwoods provide important habitat for many wildlife species.
Swamp Ponds & Lakes
Florida’s wetlands are often pockmarked with basins or depressions that fill with water to create generally permanent bodies of water
Wet prairie is a habitat found in flat or gently sloping areas with wet, but not inundated, soils.
How you can help, right now
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