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Marine Resources

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Natural Resources​ Division, through the Marine Resources Section, is dedicated to protecting Broward's beaches and coastal areas, which provide habitats for a variety of species including threatened or endangered corals, manatees, and sea turtles.

To help sustain local beaches, coral reefs, and marine flora and fauna, the Marine Resources Section h​as developed and implemented programs related to natural and artificial reefs, manatee protection, mooring buoys, and sea turtle conservation. The Marine Resources Section also works closely with the ​Beach Renourishment Program.​