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Preserve Extending Comment Period on Commercial Services Plan Through February 9

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Date: January 21, 2009
Contact: Christine Clark, 239-695-1153

Pedro Ramos, Superintendent of Big Cypress National Preserve, announced today that the deadline for comments related to the Preserve's Commercial Services Plan will now be close of business on February 9, 2009. This is an extension from the previously announced date of January 24, 2009.

Details on the plan can be found by clicking here.

Comments will also be accepted by email at bicy_superintendent@nps.gov or by postal mail at Big Cypress National Preserve, 33100 Tamiami Trail, East, Ochopee, FL 34141.

Did You Know?

A purple galinule walking along spadder dock.

The purple galinule though one of the most colorful birds in Big Cypress, is often well camouflaged. Look carefully along canal edges and gator holes for this beautiful bird. Many of the surrounding colors blend well with the birds feathers.