Refining and redefining citizenship in Sarasota County, Florida.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Petition to Keep Guns out of Pinelands Reserve
Protect Sarasota's Pinelands Reserve!
We, the signatories, oppose the Sarasota County Commission decision to approve a shooting range on 43 acres of Pinelands Reserve conservation land.
The Sarasota County Comprehensive Plan requires “recreational uses implemented on the Walton Tract [Pinelands Reserve]....shall be limited to activities which are ecologically benign, non-consumptive, and resource-based."
A shooting range employing lead shot and clay pigeons will introduce hazardous substances found to be carginogenic and otherwise toxic.