Located off Highway 50 west of Titusville
St. John's National Wildlife Refuge (SJNWR) was established in 1971 to protect the dusky seaside sparrow. In 1990, the species was officially declared extinct and the critical habitat wasdelisted. Today, SJNWR is managed to provide habitat for several species of birds listed asspecies of special management concern by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and for wildlifeand habitat diversity, primarily by prescribed fire. A marsh restoration project was conductedon the Highway 50 Unit in 1990 to return sheetflow from the St. John's River. Dike roadstraversing the Refuge in an east-west fashion were removed and clumps of spartina were planted.
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There is no public access.