The Green Swamp - Should Hunting Be Allowed Here?
Editor's note : Thanks to the dedicated and ongoing efforts of people like Lorraine, the Hampton Tract is currently being recommended for no expanded hunting. However, there is one more public meeting where comments will be heard on Hampton and three other tracts. This post is a tribute to the fact that your voice counts . The following two links will take you to the SWFWMD's page on the hunting evaluation process and the specifics for the next meeting: http://www.swfwmd.state.fl.us/recreation/hunt_evaluation.php The next meeting is set for December 5th: http://www.swfwmd.state.fl.us/news/article/1735 / Chipping sparrow in the Green Swamp, Hampton Tract The Green Swamp, a huge Southwest Florida Water Management District property holding purchased over time for aquifer recharge and conservation is probably the second most important property collection in the state after the Everglades. The Hampton tract is one of the newer acquisitions, not many of you know it, but my h