Palm Beach County's Natural Areas Will Be Closed Until Further Notice 


Based on Palm Beach County (PBC) Emergency Order No. 2020-003, effective immediately, all PBC Natural Areas are closed to the public until further notice.  This order will remain in effect until the expiration of Palm Beach County's Declaration of Emergency or until terminated or amended by further order.

PBC's Department of Environmental Resources Management will continue to monitor the status of the COVID-19 pandemic in our area and will communicate any changes in the status of our PBC Natural Areas as those changes are made. 

Please be safe and continue to monitor our social media (@PBCERM on Facebook and Instagram) and website (www.pbcerm.com or www.pbcnaturalareas.com) for updates on the status of our PBC Natural Areas.  For updates on other PBC operations and services, please visit the county's dedicated COVID-19 page: http://discover.pbcgov.org/coronavirus/Pages/default.aspx


Natural Areas Logo                      Artificial Reef Logo

Jeaga Wildways Logo


Picture Link for Adventure Awaits Program that offers free Guided walks, hikes. paddles & more            Picture Link for Volunteer Events

Picture Link to read Environmental Times Newsletter            Picture Link to view Running Wild Events


Picture Link to Shoreline Protection Program Web Page           Picture Link to Lake Worth Lagoon Estuary Web Page

Picture Link to Sea Turtle Web Page


ERM administers environmental programs that protect, preserve, and enhance Palm Beach County’s natural  resources on land and in & under water.​


Deborah Drum

Department Director

2300 North Jog Road - Fourth Floor
West Palm Beach, FL 33411-2743
Phone: 561-233-2400
Fax: 561-233-2414

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