Blackwater River State Forest http://wuwf.org en Residents Against Military Training In Blackwater River State Forest http://wuwf.org/post/residents-against-military-training-blackwater-river-state-forest <p>About 180 area residents, concerned about the possibility of increased military training in the Blackwater River State Forest, filled the Bagdad Recreational Facility in Santa Rosa County Thursday night for the final public hearing on the Air Force plan.</p> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 19:51:35 +0000 Sandra Averhart 10163 at http://wuwf.org Residents Against Military Training In Blackwater River State Forest Final Hearing Regarding Military Training In Blackwater River State Forest http://wuwf.org/post/final-hearing-regarding-military-training-blackwater-river-state-forest <p>The Air Force is holding a series of public hearings this week to provide information and receive public comment regarding plans for additional military training in the Blackwater River and Tate’s Hell State Forests in Northwest Florida. The final hearing will be held this Thursday evening (June 6) at the Santa Rosa County Recreational Facility in Bagdad.&nbsp;</p><p>Let’s review. The Air Force held so-called “scoping” meetings in August of last year, followed by town hall meetings in Milton and Apalachicola in December of 2013.</p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 17:00:22 +0000 Sandra Averhart 10098 at http://wuwf.org Final Hearing Regarding Military Training In Blackwater River State Forest Residents Concerned About Military Training in Blackwater River State Forest http://wuwf.org/post/residents-concerned-about-military-training-blackwater-river-state-forest <p>The Air Force hosted a town hall meeting Wednesday night at the Milton Community Center in Santa Rosa County to discuss proposed plans for military training in the Blackwater River State Forest.</p> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 16:58:33 +0000 Sandra Averhart 2579 at http://wuwf.org Residents Concerned About Military Training in Blackwater River State Forest Air Force Discusses Proposal For Training in Blackwater River State Forest http://wuwf.org/post/air-force-discusses-proposal-training-blackwater-river-state-forest <p>The Air Force is hosting two public town hall meetings this week to discuss proposed plans for military training in the Blackwater River and Tate’s Hell State Forests.&nbsp; The first town hall to be held Wednesday, Dec. 11 at the Milton Community Center will focus on the Blackwater River State Forest.</p><p>“Well, we want to make sure the public has a good understanding of what we’re trying to accomplish,” says Mike Spaits, Environmental Public Affairs Officer for Eglin Air Force Base.</p> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 00:05:08 +0000 Sandra Averhart 2504 at http://wuwf.org