With approximately 90% of Fort Pulaski National Monument classified as wetland, including over 4,800 acres of salt marsh, the monument preserves and protects a sizeable portion of one of the most productive and prolific ecosystems known to man.
Click on the images below to explore the ecosystems that are present in Fort Pulaski National Monument and common among similar sites along the southeastern coast.
Wetlands and Marshes
Wetlands and marshes - especially salt marshes - dominate the landscape of Fort Pulaski and provide vital habitat and widespread services.
Coasts & Shorelines
The coasts and shorelines of Fort Pulaski offer a wide range of habitats to wildlife and provide many ecosystem services.
Maritime forest on Fort Pulaski provides an important habitat for resident and migratory wildlife and protects fragile coastal ecosystems.
Last updated: February 11, 2020