Media Release

Enviro/Ag Tour of Alachua County

Tuesday, June 12, 2007 1:00 AM


10:10 a.m.


ALACHUA COUNTY, FL. - The Alachua County Rural Concerns Advisory Committee is a citizen committee established by the County Commission to provide guidance and advice regarding rural concerns and issues within the County.  As part of their 2006-07 Work Plan, they have organized an Enviro/Ag Tour of Alachua County for the County Commission, local municipal representatives, the state legislative delegation, Constitutional Officers, and County staff on Thursday, June 21, from 8:00 AM to 1:30 PM.  The public is welcome to attend.


This year’s tour is in the southern part of Alachua County and focuses on the relationship between Environmental and Agricultural issues such as control of invasive species and management of conservation lands.  The tour will begin at 8:00 AM at the Alachua County Cooperative Extension Office, 2800 NE 39th Avenue, and will include stops at several locations in the south. The tour will end back at the Extension Office at 12:30 PM for an hour of discussion.


Go to  to see the agenda/itinerary and a map of locations.  Please contact Ken Zeichner in the Alachua County Department of Growth Management at (352)374-5249 if you have any questions.




  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

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).