Circus Hammock

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Circus Hammock is a 21 acre preserve with unpaved walking trails in Sarasota, Florida. The name relates to the nearby home base for the Ringling Brothers & Barnum and Bailey Circus. Habitat at the preserve includes hydric hammock.

Circus Hammock is located at 4572 17th Street. The property was purchased in 2006 through the Environmentally Sensitive Lands Protection Program (ESLPP). Wildlife inhabiting the area include woodpeckers, box turtles, red-shouldered hawks, barred owls and song birds. The entrance is at 17th Street Paw Park. [1] The draft management plan was put up for review in 2012.[2]

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