Summary of the Opportunity Assessment Analysis: Hillsborough Co.

Native Habitats

Restorable Habitats

Stratum

Habitat Type

Current Extent

Existing Conservation Lands

Proposed Conservation Lands*

Total Restoration Opportunity**

Existing Conservation Lands Restoration Opportunity

Proposed Conservation Lands Restoration Opportunity*

Subtidal

Hard Bottom

0 ac

0 ac

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Artificial Reefs

0 ac

0 ac

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Tidal Flats

677 ac

677 ac

N/A

I/D

I/D

N/A

Seagrasses

232 ac

232 ac

N/A

14,131 ac

14,131 ac

N/A

Oyster Bars

6 ac

6 ac

N/A

I/D

I/D

N/A

Intertidal

Living Shorelines

5 mi

LSSM

N/A

LSSM

N/A

N/A

Mangrove Forests

6,365 ac

4,809 ac

1,449 ac

1,552 ac

737 ac

815 ac

Salt Barrens

383 ac

319 ac

6 ac

Salt Marshes

2,493 ac

1,554 ac

894 ac

543 ac (JU)

107 ac (JU)

436 ac (JU)

Tidal Tributaries

162 mi

N/A

N/A

LSSM

N/A

N/A

Supratidal

Coastal Uplands

1,946 ac

787 ac

1,072 ac

488 ac

169 ac

319 ac

Non-Forested Freshwater Wetlands

26,036 ac

5,711 ac

6,246 ac

52,574 ac

15,348 ac

37,226 ac

Forested Freshwater Wetlands

80,403 ac

34,421 ac

25,553 ac

Native Uplands

54,533 ac

28,140 ac

15,068 ac

23,552 ac

10,710 ac

12,842 ac

N/A - Not Applicable; I/D - Insufficient Data; LSSM - Living Shoreline Suitability Model; JU - Potential Juncus Marsh Opportunity

*All lands identified for acquisition by partners, does not represent a 2030 target or 2050 goal

**Does not account for lands neither currently protected nor currently under consideration for acquisition