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District’s Hálpata Tastanaki Preserve Closed for Hog Hunts Jan. 26-28

January 19, 2021

The Southwest Florida Water Management District's (District) Hálpata Tastanaki Preserve in Marion County will be temporarily closed to the public for feral hog hunts Jan. 26-28.

Only permitted hunters will be allowed on the property during these dates. All permits for these hunts have been sold.

Hálpata Tastanaki Preserve is located at 15430 SW CR 484 in Dunnellon.

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Governing Board to Meet in Tampa

January 19, 2021

The Southwest Florida Water Management District's Governing Board will hold its monthly meeting Tuesday, Jan. 26, at 9 a.m. at the Tampa Service Office, located at 7601 U.S. Highway 301 North. The meeting is open to the public however, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines will be followed to reduce the spread of COVID-19 and facemasks are required inside District buildings.

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Public Invited to Help Identify Flood Prone Areas in the Haines City Watershed in Polk County

January 15, 2021

The Southwest Florida Water Management District (District) is gathering information to improve identification of flood prone areas in Polk County.

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