The Port St. Joe Yard Club bought out its minimal version of commemorative ornaments at the Christmas in the Back garden Celebration previous December. All of the revenue from the sale of the specifically developed ornaments were pledged to the Close friends of the St. Joseph Bay Buffer Preserves.

The Mates of St. Joseph Bay Preserves was established in 2003 as a non-earnings group for the reason of supporting the St. Joseph Bay Condition Buffer Preserve and the St. Joseph Bay Aquatic Maintain.

Pictured from left are Sandra Chafin, administrative assistant of the St. Joseph Bay Buffer Preserve; Dylan Shoemaker, preserve manager of the Preserve; Linda Palma, president of the Friends of St. Joseph Bay Buffer Preserve, Sarah Darden, president of the PSJ Garden Club, Nicole Martin and Mary Amann, co-chairwomen of the PSJGC Christmas in the Garden Celebration

These two regional gems, less than the management of the Florida Division of Environmental Safety, offer boundless possibilities for mountaineering, biking, birding, or just admiring these picturesque pure options. In reality, the Maintain is household to 1 of the maximum concentrations of unusual plants in the southeastern United States.

The Friends disseminate info to the community pertaining to the importance of protecting these critical habitats. They also advocate for the restoration of both equally the uplands parcel and the aquatic part.