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Highlands Ranch Mitigation Bank


Project Type
Mitigation Bank
Florida | Clay County
Service Area
Basin 4, Northern St. Johns River and Northern Coastal
Project Size
Wetland: 1,576 AC
Wetland Mitigation
Habitat Types
  • Wetland
Ecological Setting


Lauren Jennison, LEED GA, ISA Certified

D: 941.284.7992
Summer 2022

Highlands Ranch Mitigation Bank offers compensatory mitigation for wetland impacts in the Northern St Johns River and Northern Coastal Basin 4. The bank satisfies state and federal freshwater forested UMAM credits permitted by the St. Johns River Water Management District and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Encompassing 1,576 acres in Clay County, Highlands Ranch Mitigation Bank is an exemplary example of pine plantation restored into mesic flatwoods and sandhill communities with isolated and contiguous wetlands of enhanced mixed forested wetland and bay swamp within the Ocala to Osceola Greenway. The bank’s substantial upland habitat also serves as a Gopher Tortoise recipient site approved by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

Credits available:
  • Freshwater Forested (SJRWMD)
  • Palustrine Forested (Federal)