November 25, 2013

Bobcat Returns After Rescue


The District welcomed the release of a young male bobcat at Cypress Creek Preserve in Land O’ Lakes. The bobcat was returned to the property where he was found after getting entangled in a wire fence that bordered the property.

November 18, 2013

District Holds Chassahowitzka Springs Restoration Project Dedication


About 120 people attended a dedication last week for the Chassahowitzka Springs Restoration Project including state and District leaders, Governing Board members, elected officials and residents. Not only did the project improve water quality, important artifacts were found. Discover exactly what.

November 12, 2013

District Hosts Wounded Veterans for Hunt


The District recently hosted wounded veterans on its Lake Hancock property for an alligator hunt. The event was facilitated by Operation Outdoor Freedom and the Wounded Warriors Program. Operation Outdoor Freedom is an endeavor that provides recreational opportunities to wounded veterans.

November 1, 2013

Check Your Irrigation Timer When You Fall Back to Standard Time


When you reset those clocks this weekend for the end of Daylight Saving Time, don’t forget to check the timers on your irrigation system controllers. Sunday is when we reset the clocks back one hour. The time change is also a good time to make sure irrigation system timers are set correctly to ensure that the systems operate consistently with current water restrictions.

October 15, 2013

Schools Awarded Grants for Water Resources Education Projects


Sixty-six school teachers across the District’s 16-county region will teach issues surrounding our freshwater resources with the help of Splash! school grants from the District. The goal of the Splash! school grant program is to provide teachers with funding to enhance student knowledge of topics that meet the District’s core mission and teach students about their local watersheds, water conservation, quality and supply. Splash! school grants provide up to $3,000 per school on a reimbursement basis and are available to public school teachers.

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