Natural Resources


We take great pride in offering a vast array of programs and activities throughout Manatee County, which promote our mission of health for the community and environment.

Manatee County's Preserves

Artificial Reefs

Manatee County has been involved in reef construction since the late 1960’s and currently has 13 artificial reefs. Explore the Manatee County Artificial Reef Atlas to see photos, videos, and maps of our reefs.

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