Tag Archives: Paynes Prairie

Paynes Prairie Trail Undergoes Reclamation Project

By on October 13th, 2014 | Last updated: October 13, 2014 at 8:59 am

Construction on the La Chua Trail in Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park began Monday as part of an effort to re-establish the area of Paynes Prairie as a wetland ecosystem.

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In The News: Paynes Prairie solar panels producing energy, Jacksonville Mayor’s approval ratings drop, Race wasn’t an issue in Dunn case, Matheson Museum director resigns

By on February 19th, 2014 | Last updated: February 19, 2014 at 3:03 pm

Solar panels on Paynes Prairie now producing power – Solar panels are now up and running in Paynes Prairie at the Prairie View Solar Park. The nine-acre park lined with solar panels is now producing energy. Gainesville.com Jacksonville Mayor Alvin [...]

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Florida Parks Receive Record Number Of Gold Medals For Excellence

By on November 18th, 2013 | Last updated: November 18, 2013 at 4:08 pm

Florida is the first state to win three National Gold Medals for Excellence from the National Recreation and Park Association.

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Feb. 22, 2013: Morning News In 90

By on February 22nd, 2013 | Last updated: February 26, 2013 at 2:16 pm

A video bringing together the top local, state and national stories for readers in North Central Florida: Paynes Prairie burn, Tumblin Creek cleanup, businesses at Stadium Club, national spending cuts, Boeing 787 investigation.

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Controlled burn delayed for Paynes Prairie

By on February 19th, 2013 | Last updated: March 15, 2013 at 10:50 am

The Florida Forest Service canceled Wednesday’s scheduled controlled burn at Paynes Prairie due to high humidity and wind.

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Alachua County Barr Hammock preserve hosts grand opening

By on February 5th, 2013 | Last updated: February 5, 2013 at 5:32 pm

The northern part of Alachua County’s Barr Hammock Levy Prairie Preserve opened Feb. 2. The southern part will open in 2014.

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I-75 signage on Payne’s Prairie still months away

By on August 30th, 2012 | Last updated: December 7, 2012 at 9:41 pm

WUFT reports on the area of Gainesville near Paynes Prairie, where several people died earlier this year, and changes that have been made to prevent another tragedy.

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Payne’s Prairie bison “round up” wraps up

By on March 13th, 2012 | Last updated: July 24, 2013 at 10:09 pm

A controversial process to round up and control the growth of a Paynes Prarie bison herd is nearing its end nearly a month since it began. Male adults and calves are being castrated to manage the size of the herd and prevent incidents with aggressive bison. [...]

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