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Florida SpringsFest
March 4 and 5, 2017. Meet District staff and get the latest information on springs. Get complete details here.

Governing Board Meeting
March 28, 2017 at 9 a.m. The District will recognize a Springs Community Partner and proclaim April as Springs Protection Awareness Month.

Marion County’s Run for the Springs 5K
April 8, 2017 at 8 a.m.. Come join our District staff as they compete in this annual 5k run that raises awareness about protecting our water resources.

Springs Coast Steering Committee Meetings
Meeting dates: April 5 and July 12, 2017. Meetings are held at 2 p.m. at the District Headquarters. Click here for more information.

Springs Coast Management Committee Meetings
Meeting dates: April 12 and June 14, 2017. Meetings are held at 1 p.m. at the District Headquarters. Click here for more information.

Rainbow River Cleanup
Join our staff at 9 a.m. May 20 to collect trash and other debris in the Rainbow River. Participants are invited to stay and enjoy a free picnic following the morning cleanup. People interested in joining the cleanup are asked to contact Jerry Rogers at (352) 489-4648.

Recent Events

  • Volunteers helped remove Lyngbya from Weeki Wachee Springs using yard rakes.

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  • A volunteer diver gets ready to remove Lyngbya from the headspring area of Weeki Wachee Springs.

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  • A volunteer diver removes a handful of Lyngbya from the headspring area of Weeki Wachee Springs.

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  • The collected algae were dried and hauled away to be used as fertilizer at other locations.

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  • Springs Team Member Dave DeWitt shows off his collection of Florida rocks and fossils at the Marion County Springs Festival.

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  • Springs Team Member Chris Anastasiou talks to an attendee at the Crystal River Preserve State Park's Earth Day event.

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  • On your mark, get set, go! Runners take off at Marion County's Run for the Springs 5k.

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  • District staff showed their support at the Run for the Springs 5k in Ocala. The District also sponsored the event.

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  • The District's team won the Overall Corporate Cup Championship, a.k.a. the fastest team!

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  • Volunteers use yard rakes to remove Lyngbya from the Weeki Wachee River.

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  • A volunteer places Lyngbya in a bag for disposal.

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  • Lyngbya is an algae that grows quickly and crowds out native vegetation.

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  • This group of volunteer divers helped remove Lyngbya from the spring vent at Weeki Wachee Springs State Park.

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  • Check out the District's Restoring Our Springs! event display.

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