Delegation of the mangrove program is authorized under Section 403.9324 of the Florida Statutes. The following local governments have been delegated the authority to implement the Mangrove Trimming and Preservation Act. Questions regarding trimming in a delegated area should be directed to the responsible agency below.
The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is the state’s lead agency for environmental management and stewardship – protecting our air, water and land. The vision of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection is to create strong community partnerships, safeguard Florida’s natural resources and enhance its ecosystems.