Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Public Input invited on livestock management at Paynes Prairie

I received the following from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and thought it might be of interest to those of you either living in the Gainesville area or with an interest in Paynes Prairie. If you aren't familiar with this really fascinating state park, you can learn more at www.exploresouthernhistory.com/paynesprairie.
 
 ALACHUA - The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Florida Park Service will host a public meeting to address livestock management at Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park on Tuesday, November 30. The meeting will take place at 7:00 p.m. at the Doyle Connor Building in Gainesville.  Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions about the livestock at the park, including American bison, cracker horses and cracker cattle and provide feedback on a draft livestock management plan proposed for Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park.
 
A copy of the draft livestock management plan can be viewed at www.dep.state.fl.us/secretary/events/ppp_livestock_plan.pdf
 
The public meeting will take place:
 
Tuesday, November 30, 2010
7:00 p.m.
Doyle Conner Building
1911 SW 34 Street
Gainesville, FL 32608
(352) 372-3505

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