St. Pete Times has stated the following regarding camping at shell key …
“Overnight campers and their dogs may no longer be welcome…”
We are now actively monitoring the drafting process and are in close contact with county officials to make sure our suggestions are adequately considered.
We strongly believe that Item # 8 regarding camping prohibition should be re-written to allow for permit-based camping. We have the support of prominent representatives of the conservation and boaters community. Will Davis and and other members of the county staff have indicated that our suggestion is appropriate and viable.