Summary of the Opportunity Assessment Analysis: Manatee 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

2 ac

2 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

129 ac

129 ac

N/A

I/D

I/D

N/A

Seagrasses

94 ac

94 ac

N/A

14,131 ac

14,131 ac

N/A

Oyster Bars

4 ac

4 ac

N/A

I/D

I/D

N/A

Intertidal

Living Shorelines

0 mi

LSSM

N/A

LSSM

N/A

N/A

Mangrove Forests

2,920 ac

2,361 ac

511 ac

667 ac

317 ac

349 ac

Salt Barrens

130 ac

117 ac

12 ac

Salt Marshes

1,380 ac

323 ac

1,008 ac

452 ac (JU)

116 ac (JU)

336 ac (JU)

Tidal Tributaries

166 mi

N/A

N/A

LSSM

N/A

N/A

Supratidal

Coastal Uplands

785 ac

441 ac

320 ac

74 ac

2 ac

72 ac

Non-Forested Freshwater Wetlands

14,428 ac

3,528 ac

8,177 ac

72,122 ac

5,641 ac

66,481 ac

Forested Freshwater Wetlands

24,064 ac

6,913 ac

14,278 ac

Native Uplands

50,054 ac

24,813 ac

23,059 ac

9,140 ac

1,445 ac

7,695 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