COLUMN: Plans to baffle public ranges are baffling

Mar 7, 2016 | 0 comments

By Lee Williams

Published: Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at 1:50 p.m.
Last Modified: Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at 1:50 p.m.

I am baffled by the baffles planned for the rifle and pistol ranges at Knight’s Trail Park.

Baffles are thick wooden beams, like louvres set in a roof, which the Sarasota County Parks Department believes are needed at the public ranges to reduce the risk of bullets escaping — even though that has never been an issue before.
The Parks Department is worried someone on the sporting clay

The Sarasota County Parks Department is proposing to install baffles at the popular rifle/pistol ranges at Knight’s Trail …read more