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Posted on: October 10, 2018

District Public Land Tract Closures Due to Hurricane Michael

LIVE OAK, FLA., Oct. 10, 2018 – Due to Hurricane Michael, many of the Suwannee River Water Management District’s (District) public lands throughout the Suwannee Valley have been closed to public access until further notice.

District policy requires District public lands to be closed to public access during inclement weather once areas are under a tropical storm watch or higher.   

Tracts in the following counties have been closed: Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Jefferson, Madison, Lafayette, Levy, Suwannee and Taylor.

Please visit and the District’s social media accounts for updated tract access information.      

The mission of the Suwannee River Water Management District is to protect and manage water resources using science-based solutions to support natural systems and the needs of the public. The District holds true to the belief of water for nature, water for people. Headquartered in Live Oak, Florida, the District serves 15 surrounding north-central Florida counties.

For more information about the District, visit or follow us on Facebook and Twitter, search @SRWMD.

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