Exotic Plant Removal

Donald Cooper – City Manager

Exotic Plant Removal In Beach Dunes

Starts week of September 21

The City of Delray Beach will begin invasive exotic plant removal within the municipal beach dunes through a contract with Lake and Wetland Management, Inc.

Plant species that follow are to be removed from the dune area of the municipal beach as an element of the comprehensive dune management plan, per Florida Department of Environmental Protection:

  • Hawaiian Seagrape (Scaevola taccada)
  • Brazilian Pepper (Shinus terebinthifolia)
  • Lather Leaf (Colubrina Asiataica)
  • Grey Nickerbean (Ceasalphinia bonduc)
  • Coin Vine (Dalberghia ecastophylum)

The removal will begin the week of September 21 and will cover the dune system starting at the North end of the Muncipal Beach and will stretch South to Casuarina Road. The project is expected to be completed in December 2015.

For additional information please contact Tim Simmons, Parks Maintenance Superintendent, at (561) 243-7260 or John Morgan, Sustainability Officer at (561) 243-7324.

City Commission:

  • Cary Glickstein, Mayor
  • Shelly Petrolia, Vice-Mayor
  • Jacquet, Deputy Vice-Mayor
  • Jordana Jarjura, Commissioner
  • Mitch Katz, Commissioner

City of Delray Beach, 100 NW 1st Avenue, Delray Beach, FL 33444
(561) 243-7000