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Seven local growers will share over $860,000 for participation in water conservation efforts

Today, the District Governing Board approved the execution of seven contracts that will provide local growers with over $860,000 in cost-share funds.

Map and table showing rainfall in April 2022

Above-average rainfall in August still leaves District’s southern region abnormally dry

While some areas in the central and northern region of the District received more than 9 inches of rain, southern portions of the District, including parts of Brevard, Indian River, Okeechobee and Osceola counties.

Prescribed fire

Prescribed fire today at Newnans Lake Conservation Area in Alachua County

The District will be conducting a 45-acre prescribed burn Tuesday at the Newnans Lake Conservation Area, on the northeastern portion of the property in Alachua County. During this time, the Hatchet Creek Tract will be closed.

Group of people cutting a ribbom

District and Volusia County celebrate the opening of the new conservation lands at Palm Bluff Conservation Area

Yesterday, the St. Johns River Water Management District and Volusia County gathered to celebrate the addition of 1,282 acres to the Palm Bluff Conservation Area.

Cypress trees along the St. Johns River at Bayard Conservation Area.

District approves purchase of additional conservation lands in Clay County

Today, the District’s Governing Board approved two land purchases that will add an additional 101 acres to the Bayard Conservation Area in Clay County.

Map and table showing rainfall in April 2022

After a wet July, portions of the District left abnormally dry

While some areas in the central and northern region of the District received more than 10 inches of rain, portions of the District were left abnormally dry as reported in the U.S. Drought Monitor.

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Email: AEvitt@sjrwmd.com