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Perdido River Complex

Location:  Baldwin County

Acreage:  5,810

Perdido River Complex consist of 2 tracts totaling 5,810 acres.  Located in Baldwin County the complex as acres of wetlands and uplands along the Perdido River.  The tracts are comprised of 60% forested wetland habitats supporting an Atlantic Whitecedar community within a unique blackwater stream corridor, as well as associated drains and bogs, which is bordered by an upland pine-sandhill forest favoring a longleaf pine community. In partnership with the Alabama Forestry Commission, the Alabama Forest Resource Center and the Forever Wild Program, an additional 1,678 acres of similar forest habitat were acquired by the State Lands Division through a U. S. Forest Service Forest Legacy grant.  With the second tract purchase there was also a partnership for an additional purchase of 5,804 acres of similar forest habitat by the State Lands Division with financial support from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), through a Coastal Estuarine Land Conservation Program grant and a Coastal Impact Assistance Program award.

The management objectives of this complex is habitat conservation, outddor recreation, scientific research and education.

For more information about individual tracts that make up the Perdido River Complex, click the following links:

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