Trivia Game Question Title * 1. Lee County voters approved a referendum in this year to establish a conservation land acquisition program that became known as Conservation 20/20. 1976 1990 1996 2000 Question Title * 2. What is the total number of Conservation 20/20 preserves? 29 39 49 59 Question Title * 3. Totaling 5,620 acres, this is the largest Conservation 20/20 preserve. Prairie Pines Preserve Wild Turkey Strand Preserve Larry Kiker Preserve Bob Janes Preserve Question Title * 4. A primary focus for Conservation 20/20 is to control the spread of exotic and invasive species. Invasive species are harmful because they cause a reduction in _______. Biodiversity Wildlife habitat Available food source for wildlife All of the above Question Title * 5. These two preserves in North Fort Myers include a system of filter marshes managed by Lee County’s Department of Natural Resources to improve water quality in downstream water bodies, including the Caloosahatchee River. Powell Creek Preserve and Pop Ash Creek Preserve Telegraph Creek Preserve and Mullock Creek Preserve Yellow Fever Creek Preserve and Pine Lake Preserve Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve and Deep Lagoon Preserve Question Title * 6. Three Conservation 20/20 preserves sit on land that once was used for the Buckingham Army Air Field where U.S. military troops trained during World War II. The preserves include Buckingham Trails Preserve, _______, and _______. Columbus G. McLeod Preserve and Powell Creek Preserve Wild Turkey Strand Preserve and Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve North Billy Creek Preserve and Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Hickory Swamp Preserve and Orange River Preserve Question Title * 7. San Carlos Bay - Bunche Beach Preserve is a popular destination for Lee County residents and visitors. It is also an important natural beach preserve that provides protection for wetland systems such as tidal swamp, mudflats, and _______. Sawgrass marshes Coral reefs Seagrass beds Hydric pine flatwoods Question Title * 8. Galt Preserve on Pine Island features 2.5 miles of hiking trails, a fishing pier, and a picnic pavilion. One of the success stories of this preserve is that a pair of _______ began to nest following the large-scale removal of invasive plant species such as melaleuca and Australian pine. American bald eagles Crested caracaras Florida scrub-jays American oystercatchers Question Title * 9. When land is nominated by a property owner to be acquired by Lee County through the Conservation 20/20 program, it is evaluated for its significance for land and water resources. The land is scored based on which of the following criteria? Percentage of native plant cover Ability to serve as a flow-way for flood protection Potential for recreation activities All of the above Question Title * 10. These are a variety of amenities visitors can enjoy at Conservation 20/20 primary use preserves. From the following list, which is not an amenity available at Conservation 20/20 primary use preserves? Hiking and equestrian trails Picnic pavilions Kayaking, canoeing and fishing All are amenities available at Conservation 20/20 preserves Question Title * 11. Conservation 20/20 staff are trained by the Florida Forest Service to conduct prescribed burns. Prescribed fire has many benefits. From the list below, what is not a benefit of prescribed fire? Recycles nutrients in the soil Minimizes the spread of some invasive and non-native plant species Reduces the risk of wildfire by minimizing overly dense vegetation in a natural area All are benefits of prescribed fire Question Title * 12. Hickey Creek Mitigation Park was established primarily to mitigate for the loss of habitat for this wildlife species. Marsh rabbit Wild boar Gopher tortoise White-tailed deer Question Title * 13. Charlotte Harbor Buffer Preserve consists of multiple land parcels acquired over several years, totaling nearly 450 acres. Most of these parcels are adjacent to Charlotte Harbor Preserve State Park. How many Conservation 20/20 parcels make up Charlotte Harbor Buffer Preserve? 5 10 15 20 Question Title * 14. This preserve has the longest marked trail system of all Conservation 20/20 preserves. Wild Turkey Strand Preserve Prairie Pines Preserve Pop Ash Creek Preserve Yellow Fever Creek Preserve Question Title * 15. BONUS QUESTION (WORTH 5 POINTS!) What was the first Conservation 20/20 land acquisition? 132 acres to establish Alva Scrub Preserve 39 acres to expand Hickey Creek Mitigation Park 1,726 acres to establish Telegraph Creek Preserve 105 acres to expand Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve How did I do?