Mercabo purchase a done deal, now on to Phase II

February 12, 2016
By Marcy Shortuse
BY BAYNE STEVENSON – The Gasparilla Island Conservation and Improvement Association has successfully purchased the Mercabo 30-acre tract at the entrance to the Boca Grande Causeway. The outpouring of support from Gasparilla Island residents and the surrounding communities was unprecedented, exceeding more than 1,100 donors, including several island nonprofits. Phase II of the “Preserve” project […]

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