Volunteers gathered on a man-made island just north of the Lake Avenue Bridge today to plant 1,000 small mangrove trees as part of the second phase of the Snook Islands Natural Area habitat restoration project.
Sand was brought in by truck to create the small island and surrounding shallows where mangroves, oyster reefs, marsh grasses and submerged sea grass will replace the unstable muck bottom that was there before in the waters just east of the Lake Worth Municipal Golf Course.
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