2-6-08 Al Diaz / Miami Herald--Rosendo Hernandez, pulls a boat full of new mangroves to be planted in the marsh. DERM is in the middle of an environmental restoration of 60 acres at Virginia Key once overrun by Australian pines and other exotics. Land is being cleared, a tropical hardwood hammock, wetlands, marshlands and mangroves are being restored. Environmental Resources Project Supervisor for Miami-Dade, Gary Milano says native wildlife is starting to populate the area. .Rosendo Hernandez, pulls a boat full of new mangroves to be planted in the marsh..