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New boat and kayak launch opens at Lake Apopka North Shore

MAITLAND, Fla., Feb. 23, 2017 — Visitors and outdoor enthusiasts have a new way to explore the Lake Apopka North Shore. Representatives from several community organizations and governments joined the St. Johns River Water Management District Thursday to celebrate the opening of a new recreational facilities at Lake Apopka North Shore.

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  • District holding workday Feb. 25 to remove invasive air potatoes
    • PALATKA, Fla., Feb. 22, 2017 — The St. Johns River Water Management District is holding a special workday Saturday, Feb. 25, to remove invasive air potato from its Deep Creek Conservation Area’s Edgefield tract in East Palatka. The workday is being held as an observance of National Invasive Species Awareness Week 2017, which is Feb. 27 through March 3.
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  • Controlled burn at Orange Creek Restoration Area in Alachua County
    • PALATKA, Fla., Feb. 21, 2017 — The St. Johns River Water Management District is conducting a 78-acre prescribed burn Tuesday at the Orange Creek Restoration Area North Tract in Alachua County, south of Southeast 219th Avenue in Island Grove and north of the Orange Creek Restoration Area boat ramp. The purpose of the burn is to reduce hazardous fuel loads and maintain fire-dependent ecosystems.
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  • Lake Lawton Recreation Area in Brevard County closed during wildfire containment
    • PALM BAY, Fla., Feb. 17, 2017 -- Lake Lawton Recreation Area in Brevard County is closed until further notice as St. Johns River Water Management District and partnering agencies manage a wildfire that ignited Wednesday.
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  • District, partners celebrate a cleaner Eau Gallie River
    • PALM BAY, Fla., Feb. 16, 2017 — The St. Johns River Water Management District, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, state and local elected officials, and Indian River Lagoon protection advocates celebrated the commencement of muck dredging from the Eau Gallie River today at Ballard Park in Melbourne.
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  • Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive open on Presidents’ Day
    • MAITLAND, Fla., Feb. 16, 2017 -- The St. Johns River Water Management District’s popular wildlife drive at Lake Apopka is open on Presidents’ Day, Monday, Feb. 20.
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  • Event celebrates new recreation facilities at Lake Apopka North Shore
    • MAITLAND, Fla., Feb. 15, 2017 -- The St. Johns River Water Management District is hosting a ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of new recreational facilities at the Lake Apopka North Shore.
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  • District works to educate, inform stakeholders about water use in region
    • PALATKA, Fla., Feb. 14, 2017 -- Water use from approximately 96 percent of permitted groundwater allocations across 18 counties is measured and reported to the St. Johns River Water Management District and verified by state-of-the-art science.
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  • Little rain means water conservation and prescribed fire remain crucial
    • PALATKA, Fla., Feb. 14, 2017 -- Over the past 12 months, rainfall has remained below average across the St. Johns River Water Management District, resulting in a districtwide rainfall deficit of almost 8 inches. A full report outlining rainfall totals was presented at the district’s February Governing Board meeting Tuesday.
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  • Southern Recreational Public Meeting Feb. 16 in Palm Bay
    • PALM BAY, Fla., Feb. 14, 2017 -- A land management update and the Upper St. Johns River Basin project are among the items to be discussed Feb. 16 during the St. Johns River Water Management District's Southern Recreational Public Meeting.
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  • Event brings extra traffic to Lake Apopka North Shore
    • MAITLAND, Fla., Feb. 13, 2017 — Visitors to the St. Johns River Water Management District's Lake Apopka North Shore should expect additional traffic this coming weekend. The property has grown in popularity for nature-based recreation.
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  • Workshop to discuss water treatment technologies open to public
    • The St. Johns River Water Management District is hosting a public workshop for outside vendors and companies to present a brief overview of treatment technologies in the removal of total phosphorus from Lake Jesup’s water column.
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