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Thousands Sign Petition Against Profiting From Paynes Prairie

Paynes Prairie State Preserve in Alachua County, Florida.

A petition launched by an environmentalist to stop possible cattle grazing and tree growing in Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park has more than 10,000 signatures. The environmentalist, Shirley Lasseter, started the petition in response to a proposal by the DEP secretary to allow such for-profit uses to help pay for the parks.

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