Falcon Point Road – Salt Cedar Lane Nature Area
Preserved: April 2010
Preserved: 16.02 acres
Preserved: The eastern end of Kiawah Island between Falcon Point Road and Salt Cedar Lane
Habitat Type: Tidal salt marsh and salt shrub thicket
Conservation Value: This property is one of several areas identified as critical bobcat habitat through Bobcat GPS Research. Salt shrub thickets are heavily used by bobcats as den sites and for resting cover. They are also utilized by a myriad of birds, including several migratory species, such as the painted bunting. Plant species that characterize the salt shrub thicket habitat type include black needlerush, marsh elder, groundseltree and red cedar.