Citrus, Marion and Sumter county residents, Inverness Mayor Ron Plaisted, "Citrus County Airboat Alliance(Citrus County Airboat Alliance)":http://www.citrusairboat.org/ and representatives from the "Southwest Florida Water Management District(Southwest Florida Water Management District)":/, "Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission(Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission)":http://myfwc.com and the Citrus County Extension office.|
|*What:*|The District is holding a free family-friendly event at "Potts Preserve(Potts Preserve)":/recreation/areas/potts.html in northeastern Citrus County. The 9,300-acre tract features recreational opportunities such as hiking, camping, fishing, bird watching, boating, picnicking and equestrian use.
The event includes activities such as *guided nature hikes*, a *native animal presentation*, an *archery adventure for all ages*, *children's activities*, *waterless fishing* and more. *Scenic boat tours* of the Withlacoochee River will be available on a limited basis.
The District is inviting the community to "Get Outside!" and get to know the property so they can return with their friends and family.|
|*When:*|Saturday, Oct. 23, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.|
|*Additional Information:*|The public is encouraged to wear casual outdoor attire and closed-toe shoes.|
|*District Contact:*|Robyn Felix, media relations manager, (813) 781-9817 (cell)|
|*Directions:*|The entrance to the property is off North Hooty Point Road near the end of Turner Camp Road north of Inverness.|
For more information on recreational opportunities on District lands, visit "WaterMatters.org/recreation/(Recreation)":/recreation.