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Hundred Acre Hollows, Inc is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to caring for 114 acres of land in Brevard County. Our vision is to discover, study, and teach about Florida's plants and animals to help sustain and enrich lives.

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  • Mailing Address
    1170 Ida Way
    Melbourne, FL 32940

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What can you possibly do with 114-acres of abandoned waste-water retention ponds surrounded by some of the most attractive residential real estate in Brevard County? Turn it into an environmental education center and green space for everyone to enjoy! Sounds crazy? It is, but it’s exactly what we are doing! Hundred Acre Hollows, Inc. is a non-profit 501(c)(3) grassroots organization that is working to enhance the lives of others by creating public accessible green space and creating an educational experience where people can learn about sustainability of our unique Florida environment.

HUNDRED ACRE HOLLOWS, INC IS DULY REGISTERED WITH THE STATE OF FLORIDA AS REQUIRED BY ITS SOLICITATION OF CONTRIBUTIONS ACT. OUR REGISTRATION NUMBER IS CH52596. A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE (800-435-7352) WITHIN THE STATE. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.

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Entrance to Hundred Acre Hollows

The entrance to Hundred Acre Hollows is a trail at the end of a vacant, grassy lot on Rock Springs Dr. in Melbourne, FL. If the lot had a house, the address would be 1170 Rock Springs Road. This is the physical location of the property, but if you need to contact us please use our mailing address 1170 Ida Way, Melbourne, FL 32940.

 Explore Hundred Acre Hollows

 Take a Birds-Eye Tour

This video was created and generously donated by Michael Peterson of Muninn Aerial Photography. You can see more of his incredible work on his Vimeo page. Thanks Michael!

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This 3D interactive map shows the geographical data of Hundred Acre Hollows. When you hover on the map, you will see the menu that lets you zoom, rotate, and make the map full screen. The symbols on the map represent various geographical features. When you click the symbols, you will see a pop up with facts about that feature. Have fun exploring!

 Meet The Inhabitants of Hundred Acre Hollows

 

Armadillo

Nine Banded Armadillo Nine banded armadillos aren’t native to Florida but have been here since the 1920’s, so they are a natural part of the Florida environment. They are a rather funny looking creature with their own armor. They are about the size of a cat and can...

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Rabbits

The Eastern Cottontail rabbit is common in Florida. It is grayish brown with a white tail. It is about 14 to 17 inches long, weighing about two to four pounds.

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Opossums

Opossum or “possums” are often thought of as a nuisance animal. However, they eat lots of ticks, beetles, and cockroaches.

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Recent Happenings at Hundred Acre Hollows

Sunset in the Hollows

Sunset in the Hollows

Hundred Acre Hollows will be open on Sunday, August 6 and 20 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Come and enjoy a walk in nature and watch the sunset. We can’t guarantee you will see gopher tortoises, but they have appeared in the evenings when we have been open. Wear sneakers and...

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We are a grassroots organization that survives on your generosity. Partner with us as we strive to enhance the lives of others by creating public accessible green space and creating educational experiences where people can learn about sustainability of our unique Florida environment.

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