Fred C. Babcock/Cecil M. Webb Wildlife Management Area

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Wide open vistas of pine flatwoods, freshwater marshes and dry prairies create a scenic backdrop for a range of outdoor pursuits.

 

Sights




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Things to do

Explore diverse recreational opportunities, from hunting and fishing to hiking and wildlife viewing. read more »

Wildlife

Red-cockaded woodpeckers, northern bobwhite and fox squirrels are found at this Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail site. read more »

Habitat and Management

Regular prescribed burns in the prairies, marshes and pine flatwoods help maintain habitat for wildlife. read more »

History

Excellent management has transformed this site, a source of valuable timber prior to state acquisition, into a healthy expanse of wildlife-rich habitats. read more »

Planning Your Visit

This large WMA is located about 15 miles northwest of Ft. Myers, or five miles from Punta Gorda. read more »

 



FWC Facts:
Burrowing owls live as single breeding pairs or in loose colonies consisting of two or more families. Unlike most owls, burrowing owls are active during both day and night.

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