‘Ding’ Darling Refuge Closing Sunday in Preparation for TS Eta

SC photo by Chuck Larsen

The J.N. “Ding” Darling National Wildlife Refuge announced Friday, Nov. 6, that it will close Sunday in preparation for Tropical Storm Eta, and remained closed until further notice. A safety assessment will be conducted post-storm. The refuge will reopen as soon as it is practically possible. Further announcements will be made at that time. To confirm refuge hours call 239-472-1100 or check the refuge’s official Facebook page for the most current information.

“All of our visitors and partners are urged to also take appropriate precautions for the storm,” the refuge said in its announcement.

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