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Refuge Manager Paul Tritaik looks at the eroded cliff cut away from wave action by Hurricane Jeane.
Refuge Manager Paul Tritaik looks at the eroded cliff cut away from wave action by Hurricane Jeanne.
Nesting sea turtles and people share one of the narrow barrier islands within the boundary of Archie Carr NWR.  Erosion from minor storms and major hurricanes like Francess and Jeane dramatically raise the value of this shrinking commodity.
Nesting sea turtles and people share one of the narrow barrier islands within the boundary of Archie Carr NWR. Erosion from minor storms and major hurricanes like Francess and Jeanne dramatically raise the value of this shrinking commodity.
Refuge Manager Paul Tritaik attempts to bend back a Refuge sign torn from its frame and twisted by 100+ mph winds of Hurricane Jeane.
Refuge Manager Paul Tritaik attempts to bend back a Refuge sign torn from its frame and twisted by 100+ mph winds of Hurricane Jeanne.
Undamaged by Hurricane Frances, Hurricane Jeane broke the spine of this fairly new pole barn, splintering many of its truss members,  making salvage unlikely.
Undamaged by Hurricane Frances, Hurricane Jeanne broke the spine of this fairly new pole barn, splintering many of its truss members, making salvage unlikely.
Buried among the debris of a former pole barn on Pelican Island NWR an ATV sits.  Both Hurricane Frances and Jeane did a one-two punch on the entire maintenance facility.
Buried among the debris of a former pole barn on Pelican Island NWR an ATV sits. Both Hurricane Frances and Jeanne did a one-two punch on the entire maintenance facility.
Crane Blind destroyed
Building destroyed Crane Pen
Hundreds of recently planted cabbage palms, part of a 300 acre restoration at Pelican Island NWR, were pushed over by Hurricane Jeane's fierce winds.  Each palm will have to be righted and braced.
Hundreds of recently planted cabbage palms, part of a 300 acre restoration at Pelican Island NWR, were pushed over by Hurricane Jeanne's fierce winds. Each palm will have to be righted and braced.
Crane Walkway Looking up from the eroded beach along Vero Beach's barrier island, signs of what was once an ocean-front home are apparent.
Looking up from the eroded beach along Vero Beach's barrier island, signs of what was once an ocean-front home are apparent.
Hobe Sound NWR headquaters, nature center and museum sit between Hwy 1 and Jupiter Inlet.  The blue tarp was fitted after Hurricane Frances to protect the remnants of the original white roof.
Hobe Sound NWR headquaters, nature center and museum sit between Hwy 1 and Jupiter Inlet. The blue tarp was fitted after Hurricane Frances to protect the remnants of the original white roof.
Sand pines, snapped off mid-trunk, were unable to resist the force of hurricane winds along Hobe Sound NWR's nature trail.
Sand pines, snapped off mid-trunk, were unable to resist the force of hurricane winds along Hobe Sound NWR's nature trail.
All of the recently built pavillions erected at Pelican Island NWR suffered damage under Hurricane Frances, then further damaged by Jeane.
All of the recently built pavillions erected at Pelican Island NWR suffered damage under Hurricane Frances, then further damaged by Jeanne.
Pelican Island NWR, the nation's first refuge lies within Indian River Lagoon.  White and Brown pelicans are already back to their roots three days after Hurrican Jeane swept across with nearly a direct hit.
Pelican Island NWR, the nation's first refuge lies within Indian River Lagoon. White and Brown pelicans are already back to their roots three days after Hurrican Jeanne swept across with nearly a direct hit.
Once orange groves, the Pelican Island Trail traverses the now restored acreage of palms, gumbo limbo, ficus and other trees.  Unfortunately, Hurricane Frances and Jeane blew over hundreds of palms plants only since last July.
Once orange groves, the Pelican Island Trail traverses the now restored acreage of palms, gumbo limbo, ficus and other trees. Unfortunately, Hurricane Frances and Jeanne blew over hundreds of palms plants only since last July.
While the Pelican Island NWR boardwalk sustained little damage from Hurricane Frances and Jeane, the observation tower roof lost a significant number of metal shingles.
While the Pelican Island NWR boardwalk sustained little damage from Hurricane Frances and Jeanne, the observation tower roof lost a significant number of metal shingles.
The Pelican Island observation tower look out across Indian River Lagoon to its namesake refuge.
The Pelican Island observation tower look out across Indian River Lagoon to its namesake refuge.
Here are photos from yesterday SEP 27, 2004 by Ron Hight.  The first photo was taken before the storm as the contractor (FHA) was attempting to repair the dike and plug the opening before Jeanne.  The subsequent photos were in the same area.  The cabbage palm is a point of reference.
Here are photos from yesterday SEP 27, 2004 by Ron Hight. The first photo was taken before the storm as the contractor (FHA) was attempting to repair the dike and plug the opening before Jeanne. The subsequent photos were in the same area. The cabbage palm is a point of reference.
  Here are photos from yesterday .  The first photo was taken before the storm as the contractor (FHA) was attempting to repair the dike and plug the opening before Jeanne.  The subsequent photos were in the same area.  The cabbage palm is a point of reference.
Here are photos from yesterday . The first photo was taken before the storm as the contractor (FHA) was attempting to repair the dike and plug the opening before Jeanne. The subsequent photos were in the same area. The cabbage palm is a point of reference.
Here are photos from yesterday .  The first photo was taken before the storm as the contractor (FHA) was attempting to repair the dike and plug the opening before Jeanne.  The subsequent photos were in the same area.  The cabbage palm is a point of reference.
Here are photos from yesterday . The first photo was taken before the storm as the contractor (FHA) was attempting to repair the dike and plug the opening before Jeanne. The subsequent photos were in the same area. The cabbage palm is a point of reference.
Shiloh 5 Shiloh 5 Refuge Manager Paul Tritaik cuts a live oak that blocked the entrance to Pelican Island NWR, after Hurricane Jeane.
Refuge Manager Paul Tritaik cuts a live oak that blocked the entrance to Pelican Island NWR, after Hurricane Jeanne.
Manager Tritaik aligns himself with the former beach dune at Wabasso Beach Park along Vero Beach.  Behind him over 70 feet is the new line drawn in the sand.
Manager Tritaik aligns himself with the former beach dune at Wabasso Beach Park along Vero Beach. Behind him over 70 feet is the new line drawn in the sand.
Manager of Archie Carr NWR, Paul Tritaik points out the corroded line across sheet pilings indicating where the beach sand rested before Hurricane Jeane.
Manager of Archie Carr NWR, Paul Tritaik points out the corroded line across sheet pilings indicating where the beach sand rested before Hurricane Jeanne.
With part of the roof torn away, water and wind from Hurricane Jeane churns up a bedroom in one of Archie Carr NWR's houses used by turtle researchers.  The home is recommended for demolition.
With part of the roof torn away, water and wind from Hurricane Jeanne churns up a bedroom in one of Archie Carr NWR's houses used by turtle researchers. The home is recommended for demolition.
Archie Carr NWR's acquired residence used by visiting turtle researchers reveals its damage sustained by Hurricanes Frances and Jeane.
Archie Carr NWR's acquired residence used by visiting turtle researchers reveals its damage sustained by Hurricanes Frances and Jeanne.
White Pelicans and double-crested cormorants rest on there namesake island refuge in Indian River Lagoon three days after Hurricane Jeane struck.
White Pelicans and double-crested cormorants rest on there namesake island refuge in Indian River Lagoon three days after Hurricane Jeanne struck.
Flooding caused by Hurricane Jeane provides new, but temporary foraging sites for endangered wood storks; just two days after the storm.
Flooding caused by Hurricane Jeanne provides new, but temporary foraging sites for endangered wood storks; just two days after the storm.

Hurricane Jeanne poster


Photos courtesy US Fish and Wildlife Service -- photo credit Larry W. Richardson

 


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