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    Big Cypress

    National Preserve Florida

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  • Annual 60-Day ORV Closure for Wheeled Vehicles

    Beginning at 12:01 am Monday, June 2, the annual 60-day recreational ORV closure for all units of the Preserve that allow for wheeled ORV access will begin. The closure will be lifted on Friday, August 1. More »

  • Campground Closure

    All campgrounds but Midway and the loop in the Bear Island Campground are closed through August 29. More »

  • Interstate 75 Mile Marker 63 Closure

    Beginning summer of 2013, the rest area and backcountry access at Mile Marker 63 will be closed due to construction. More »

Meeting Reference Materials- 2011

REFERENCE MATERIALS FOR 8/2011 MEETING

Draft minutes of 4/27/11 meeting (49.0 KB, .doc file)

Bear Island update (1.2 MB, .ppt file)


REFERENCE MATERIALS FOR 10/2011 MEETING

Draft minutes of 8/25/11 meeting (55.5 KB, .doc file)


REFERENCE MATERIALS FOR 12/2011 MEETING

Adaptive management presentation (2.5 MB, PDF file)

Draft minutes of 10/18/11 meeting (43.0 KB, .doc file)

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