Spencer RJ Ash

Document Type

Internship Report

Publication Date

Spring 2016


Oleta River State Park (ORSP), located in the city of North Miami Beach, FL. (Miami-Dade County), is a reclaimed natural area (i.e., conservation land set aside for the purpose of preserving or restoring natural communities) under the management authority and responsibility of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) Division of Recreation and Parks under Chapter 258, Florida Statutes, and Chapter 62D-2, Florida Administrative Code (Figures 1,2). The park, which is the largest urban park in the State of Florida, contains significant terrestrial and marine natural resources within the 1,032.78 acres under its jurisdiction and is designated as a single-use property for the primary purpose of resource-based outdoor recreation and conservation (ORSP Unit Management Plan, 2008).


Department: MES

MPS Track: MCO

Location: Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Parks and Recreation, Bureau of Natural and Cultural Resources, Florida Conservation Corps

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