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Ainger Creek and Lemon Bay Protected by the Purchase of the Joseph Parcel

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In February 2006 the Sarasota County Environmentally Sensitive Lands Protection Program purchased 85 acres along Ainger Creek in Englewood. The property, called the Joseph Parcel provides a diversity of wildife habitat and protects water quality in the region. The 85 acre property cost $3.5 million and will become part of the County preserves where the public can enjoy nature at its best. For more information call the property manager: Chris Meyer of Sarasota County Natural Resources at 941-861-6258.