Media Release

Second Balu Forest Land Management Planning Meeting

Wednesday, May 4, 2011 4:15 PM

ALACHUA COUNTY, FL - Alachua County invites citizens to attend the second Balu Forest Land Management Meeting on Thursday, May 19, 2011, beginning at 6 p.m. at the Orange Heights Baptist Church (16700 NE State Road 26, in Hawthorne).

Click here to learn more about/view the draft management plan.

This second meeting has been scheduled at the request of citizens during the previous meeting on April 28.  Citizen input can be given at the meeting, or by submitting written comments via mail or email ( by May 27, 2011.

Mail comments to:
Alachua County Environmental Protection Department
Attn: Land Conservation Program
201 SE 2nd Ave Suite 201
Gainesville, FL 32601

For more information, or to request a printed copy of the management plan, call the Alachua County Land Conservation Program at 352-264-6835.

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).