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District’s Green Swamp Wilderness Preserve Hampton Tract Closed for Hog Hunts Feb. 1-3

January 25, 2022

The Southwest Florida Water Management District's (District) Hampton Tract, including closed area tracts at Green Swamp Wilderness Preserve in Polk County, will be temporarily closed to the public for feral hog hunts Feb. 1-3.

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

The Green Swamp Wilderness Preserve Hampton Tract is located at 14301 Rock Ridge Road in Lakeland.

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District Reports Seagrass Stable Along Springs Coast

January 19, 2022

Some Areas Show Significant Gains

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District’s Hálpata Tastanaki Preserve Closed for Hog Hunts Jan. 25-27

January 18, 2022

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. 25-27.

Only permitted hunters will be allowed on the property during these dates. All 25 permits for these hunts have been sold.

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

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