The nation that destroys its soil destroys itself. ~Franklin D. Roosevelt
Wekiva biking trail
These larger parks allow individuals to experience isolation in a natural landscape. Ecological preserves are part of a system of wilderness corridors and provide are key to ecosystem function. They are protected from significant human development and create natural boundaries for the region. They should be a minimum of 500 acres.
Examples: Wekiva River Buffer Conservation Area (Seminole County) Little Econ State Forest (Seminole County).