Port Everglades supports environmental programs that protect our wetlands, plants and animals. The Port serves as an important natural ecosystem for a variety of aquatic plants, such as:
We strive to be at the forefront of merging natural and manmade environments, such as wetland creations, to accommodate manatee migration. Port Everglades reduces light emissions during sea turtle nesting season and is experimenting with safe lighting alternatives. We know our eco-system is essential and have made important contributions to environmental awareness, protection and conservation.