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Public meeting focuses on future of North Port’s Little Salt Spring

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At 7 p.m. on April 19th, the Friends of Little Salt Spring will host a public meeting at the Jockey Club Clubhouse in North Port. The meeting will be a discussion with Florida Senator Nancy Detert, who will be sharing her vision for Little Salt Spring, followed by a question and answer session. Sen. Detert will be addressing Little Salt Spring's history, its present situation, and the future outlook for the site.

Little Salt Spring is a 74-meter diameter, brackish water-filled pond in the City of North Port, in Sarasota County. Little Salt Spring lies within a 112-acre parcel of land that, in 1982, was donated to the University of Miami as an archaeological preserve to be held in perpetuity for scientific and educational purposes.

Friends of Little Salt Spring membership meetings are held three times a year at the Jockey Club Clubhouse. The Jockey Club is a southerly neighbor to Little Salt Spring and the spring discharge flows along the border on its way to the Myakkahatchee Creek.

The Jockey Club Clubhouse is at 3050 Pan American Blvd., at the corner of Pan American Blvd. and Appomattox Drive.