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Environment group buys canoe ‘carry’ to protect historic, scenic public route

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The Open Space Institute has acquired the historic Marion River canoe carry and 295 surrounding acres in Hamilton County. There has been concern about preserving access to the canoe carry in recent years, after the owner announced plans to build several homes along Utowana Lake. The acquisition will ensure the carry remains open to the public. “The potential for development made the Marion River Carry a higher, more immediate priority for conservation,” said Kim Elliman, ...

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