Media Release

Odum Preserve Planning Meeting

Tuesday, October 5, 2010 11:55 AM

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - The Alachua County Environmental Protection Department's Alachua County Forever Program is soliciting citizen input on the development of a Management Plan for Odum Preserve.  This planning meeting is on Thursday, October 14, 2010, at 6 p.m. in the meeting room of the High Springs Branch of the Alachua County Public Library (135 N.W. 1st Avenue, High Springs, Florida).

Alachua County owns 47 ± acres adjacent to the Santa Fe River just west of County Road 241.  The property was acquired to protect, preserve, and enhance the Santa Fe River floodplain. 

To view the draft management plan, click here or call 352-264-6848. 

Citizen input can be given at the meeting, or by submitting written comments via mail to the Environmental Protection Department Land Conservation Program (201 SE 2nd Ave., Suite 201/Gainesville, FL 32601), or email to by October 20, 2010.

For more information, contact Alachua County Senior Environment Specialist, Kelly McPherson at 352-264-6848 or,

If accommodations for persons with disabilities are needed, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 374-5275, or TDD number 374-5284.



If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).