- Located: Peace River Drainage Basin
- Charlotte & DeSoto Counties
- Permitted by SWFWMD
- USACE Permit Pending
- State: UMAM, Federal: UMAM
- Forested and Herbaceous Credits Available
The Tippen Bay Wetland Mitigation Bank is located within the Peace River Watershed in Desoto County, Florida. It contains 627.10 acres of wetland mitigation, 102 acres of upland mitigation, and 186.30 acres of an upland buffer including preservation of uplands; preservation and restoration of forested wetlands; and preservation, restoration, enhancement, and creation of herbaceous wetlands. The total amount of 224.75 credits to be awarded to the mitigation bank include 38.97 freshwater forested credits and 185.78 freshwater herbaceous wetland credits.
Mitigation at Tippen Bay Wetland Mitigation bank will result in the preservation, management, creation, and maintenance of 730 acres of freshwater marshes, forested wetlands, dry prairies, and hardwood forests. The ecological goals of the Mitigation Bank will be achieved by implementing the following tasks:
The work to create, enhance, and preserve the Tippen Bay Wetland Mitigation bank will establsih conditions which are anticipated to be self-sufficient after five years.