Rare biological treasures — seven species of plants and 22 species of animals endangered or threatened — call the 436 acres of the John D. MacArthur Beach State Park home.
The philanthropist wanted to preserve the park, nestled on a barrier island just north of Singer Island, so that it remained as the Jeaga Native Americans knew it. And that vanished peoples’ “kitchen middens” are among the discoveries that await, along with four different habitats that attract a diverse array of plants and animals, including manatees.
It’s one of the last parts of Palm Beach County untouched by the real estate boom.
– Anne Geggis, Florida Politics