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Nokuse Plantation Mitigation Bank

 The 2206-acre Nokuse Plantation Mitigation Bank is located in southeastern Walton County between Freeport and Bruce, south of SR 20.  The Bank is bordered by Black Creek and Camp Creek which drain to Choctawhatchee Bay.  The Bank is within the Nokuse Plantation Conservation Easement.  Nokuse Plantation is owned by the M.C. Davis, as Trustee of the M.C. Davis Trust.  Nokuse Plantation is a 51,000-acre private preserve that connects to Eglin AFB on the west and Chocatawhatchee WMA on the east.  The purpose of Nokuse Plantation is to provide a wildlife preserve and habitat linkage area between existing State and Federal lands in an effort to support historic biodiversity.  The purpose of the Bank is to offer wetland compensatory credits to meet the needs of private and public projects anticipated within the Bank mitigation service area (MSA).  The MSA incorporates portions of the Choctawhatchee River and Choctawhatchee Bay watersheds.  Impacted wetlands within the MSA which may be mitigate "in-kind" using credits from the Bank, subject to regulatory approvals, include wet prairie, wet flatwoods and mixed forested/hardwood wetlands.

Please contact Matthew Aresco at (850) 585-5415 or email matthewjaresco@gmail.com for more information or pricing information.