Florida bought second magnitude Hardee Spring, with its karst window and 1.6 miles of Withlacoochee River frontage!
Map from SRWMD PARCEL ASSESSMENT SUMMARY.
The new Florida state administration has done some surprising things, such as revoking dozens of appointments by the previous governor, but this one is really surprising. I’m pretty sure I’ve recommended this purchase to the Suwannee River Water Management (SRWMD) Board. SRWMD had written up a property assessment on it years ago, but I thought the asking price of $8.5 million for River Error Farm was prohibitive. Apparently the state got Hardee Spring for less than a quarter of that price.
DeSantis, Florida Cabinet approve $2.54 million in Florida Forever land acquisition, Samantha J. Gross, Tampa Bay Times, 26 February 2019,
Gov. Ron DeSantis and the state Cabinet Tuesday voted to spend Continue reading