The protection of Golden Ranch Farms begins with the freshwater marshland. Keeping the marshes healthy is vital to restoring and maintaining wildlife that call the farm home, including alligator, deer, fish, nutria, and migrating birds, to name a few. Benny has invested in many flood control structures to help stop saltwater intrusion, which is vital to shield the marshes and the entire property. The trees that inhabit Golden Ranch Farms are made up of Cypress, Tupelo Gum, Willow, and Oak. They are unable to survive in even the smallest amount of saltwater. Between the flood control structures and the extensive levee system, the heart of the farm will be protected for many years to come.