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State Archives of Florida
Governor Jeb Bush signing the Babcock Preservation Act during ceremony - Punta Gorda, Florida
Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Legislators--Florida--Charlotte County--Punta Gorda
Statesmen--Florida--Charlotte County--Punta Gorda
Governors--Florida--Charlotte County--Punta Gorda
Conservation of natural resources
Accompanying note: "...Governor Jeb Bush [signing] the Babcock Preservation Act, taking the State a step closer to completing one of the largest and most unique conservation purchases in Florida's history. The new law provides $310 million to acquire nearly 74,000 acres of the Babcock Ranch property, which spans both Lee and Charlotte counties in Southwest Florida. The Governor was joined at the bill signing by members of the Florida Legislature, Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Secretary Colleen M. Castille and a host of community leaders."
L-R: Unidentified still photographer, unidentified video photographer, Rep. Nancy Detert (in aqua), Senator Ken Pruitt, Rep. Donna Clarke, Senator Mike Bennett (in pink), unidentified tall man, Governor Bush seated, Rep. Paige Kreegel (in red tie), Senator Paula Dockery (in red), Rep. Mike Grant (behind Dockery), 2 unidentified women.
Chicago Manual of Style
Governor Jeb Bush signing the Babcock Preservation Act during ceremony - Punta Gorda, Florida. 2006-06-19. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/23486>, accessed 28 January 2023.
Governor Jeb Bush signing the Babcock Preservation Act during ceremony - Punta Gorda, Florida. 2006-06-19. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 28 Jan. 2023.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/23486>