KEY DEER REFUGE SETS BIG PINE KEY ON FIRE
120 ACRES UP IN FLAMES
Killmore Burn Spin by
Next on the agenda is to trap and kill
opossums, iguanas, armadillos, cats, and raccoons by shooting them!
Reports are coming in that their research
includes setting baited traps along the refuge property. Gosh, this sounds
a whole lot like a repeat of what was going on in Pennekamp Park a few years
ago, but they had a gas chamber to kill everything they caught. And
interestingly, it was reportedly at the time that Ms. Morkill was staying at the
UPDATE May 2008
The young woman
who recommended to Morkill that the area be burned has been RELOCATED to
swampland in another area!!!!
ACRES TO BE BURNED IN THE REFUGE! STARTING IN
JANUARY 2009 SYSTEMATIC BURNING
OF THE UNDERBRUSH IS SCHEDULED TO BEGIN IN AN ECOSYSTEM THAT HAS NOT ADAPTED TO
BRUSH FIRES. IN FACT, THERE IS A
NO GROUND FIRES ORDINANCE
IN THE FLORIDA KEYS! HOW
DOES SHE GET AWAY WITH THIS?
HALTED ON BIG PINE