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Treasure Coast: Join the Project

Plant your Flag!

Native Flags is developed as the urban reforestation campaign for the Reclamation Project, rebuilding native tree canopies one yard at a time.

Participate by following these steps:

1.    Purchase a native tree and the project flag at Heathcote Botanical Gardens in Ft. Pierce (see below).

2.    Plant the tree and the flag in your front yard
(and ask your neighbors to do the same).

Get  your Native Flag:

You can purchase the 12" x 18" stick flag for $9.95 from

Heathcote Botanical Gardens. 
210 Savannah Road,
Fort Pierce, Florida 34982

General contact information

The Garden’s Offices (9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday): 772-464-4672
The Garden’s Gift Shop (9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Tuesday-Friday;

Sunday 1:00p.m. - 5:00 p.m., April through November): 772-464-0323
Fax: 772-489-2748

You can also make or print your flag. Please click on a link below to download your flag on a PDF.

8.5" x 11" flag   --   11" x 17" flag

Get  your Native Tree:

Please contact your local chapter of the (e.g.: local chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society) to determine which native species are suitable for planting in your yard. 

 2004 - 2013


Xavier Cortada's participatory art practice is based at Florida International University.

FIU College of Architecture + The Arts

Xavier Cortada
FIU College of Architecture + The Arts
Miami Beach Urban Studios
420 Lincoln Road, Suite 440
Miami Beach, FL 33139

 Reclamation Project 



Native Flags

The Reclamation Project and Native Flags are participatory eco-art projects by FIU College of Architecture + The Arts Artist-in-Residence Xavier Cortada.  

In South Florida, they are presented in coordination with our project partners:

FIU Office of University Sustainabiity
MDC Earth Ethics Institute

Copyright 2006-2013 
Xavier Cortada