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56. Grand Bay Savanna-Giddens Tract Addition
Date of Purchase: December 20, 2006
Location: Mobile County
The GRAND BAY SAVANNA- GIDDENS TRACT ADDITION consists of coastal marsh, marititme forest and piney flatwoods. These habitats provide excellent food and cover for many plant and animal species. The Coastal Marsh provides essential food and cover for over 90% of marine fishes. This wetland ecosystem acts as a nursery for species like the spotted seatrout, red drum, flounder, blue crab and shrimp.
The spring and summer months present best times to view beautiful wild flowers unique to coastal lowlands. The fall and winter months provide excellent opportunity for bird watching.
The Grand Bay Savanna Little River Road Addition Tract is in Mobile County adjacent to Grand Bay, Pointe Aux. Pines Peninsula, and Porterville Bay. The two closest municipalities are Bayou La Batre, Located immediately to the east, and Grand Bay, located to the northwest of the property. There are two public roads which provide acces to the property, Henderson Camp Road on the western side, and Marine Laboratory Road to the east.
The Grand Bay Savana-Giddens Tract Addition is adjoined by theGrand Bay Savanna Tract, the Grand Bay Savanna Addition Tract, and the Grand Bay Savanna Little River Road Addition Tract.
The use of all terrain vehicles is prohibited. No camping is allowed.