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Hungryland Gate 9 now open

News Release

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Media contact: Carli Segelson, 772-215-9459

Gate 9 at the Hungryland Wildlife and Environmental Area (WEA) is once again open for public use.

The South Florida Water Management District temporarily locked Gate 9 in September due to high water levels.

For updated closure and reopening information visit MyFWC.com/DisasterPlan and click on “Open/Closed Status of FWC Offices and FWC-managed Areas.”



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