Specialists in Boardwalks in Wetlands Replaces Nature Walks at Pensacola Naval Air Station

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Nature Bridges, a top builder of boardwalks in wetlands, partners with landscape development firm to rebuild hurricane-damaged nature trail.

We are proud to have the opportunity to provide new boardwalks for the nature trails at Pensacola Naval Air Station

Nature Bridges (naturebridges.com), specialists in boardwalks in wetlands and other environmentally sensitive areas, announced today it has completed reconstruction of a series of boardwalks in the nature preserve at Pensacola Naval Air Station in Pensacola, Florida.

The completed project includes 6-feet, 8-feet, and 10-feet wide boardwalks in three locations at the base: Bayou Grande Nature Trail, Trout Point Nature Trail and Lake Frederic. The four-month project was completed on June 14, 2007.

The project was initiated to rebuild the boardwalks after they were destroyed by Hurricane Ivan in 2004. Designed by ValleyCrest Landscape Design in Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, (valleycrest.com) and constructed by Nature Bridges, the boardwalks were built using the innovative top down construction method. With top down construction, all large equipment stays on top of the new structure during the entire building process. This method provides a long-lasting structure and helps to preserve the surrounding plant and animal habitats during and after construction.

"We are proud to have the opportunity to provide new boardwalks for the nature trails at Pensacola Naval Air Station," stated JD James, president of Nature Bridges. "Reopening the boardwalks for military personnel and their guests is an important part of the restoration of this area."

About ValleyCrest Companies:
ValleyCrest Companies is an award-winning, multidisciplinary landscape services firm specializing in landscape architecture, master planning, design-build, landscape construction, long term landscape maintenance, horticultural services, and trees. The privately held company, founded in 1949, is based in Calabasas, California with more than 100 offices nationwide. For additional information about ValleyCrest Companies, visit valleycrest.com.

About the Boardwalks in Wetlands Specialists: Nature Bridges

Located in Monticello, Florida, Nature Bridges is a leading construction firm specializing in top down construction of timber bridges and pedestrian boardwalks through environmentally sensitive areas. The company also offers a wide variety of development amenities including golf cart bridges, architecturally-designed trellises, fencing, pavilions, decks, docks, timber retaining walls as well as DOT-approved timber curbing, guardrails, and roadside walkways. For more information, contact Nature Bridges at 850-997-8585 or visit naturebridges.com.

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