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Emeralda Marsh

Emeralda Marsh
Emeralda Marsh. Photo by J. Marbruger.

Emeralda Marsh is representative of a virtually undisturbed inland freshwater riverine sawgrass marsh. Located within the Emeralda Marsh Conservation Area, the bay hammock and surrounding aquatic vegetation provide an important fishery and nesting and feeding grounds for several species of waterfowl, including Florida and greater sandhill cranes, and bald eagles.

Location: Lake County, FL ; Marion County, FL

Year designated: 1974

Acres: 3,900

Ownership: State, Private

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Last Updated: June 28, 2012