The early development of Tropical Storm Arthur last week is a reminder that the start of hurricane season is just one week away. All of us at the district are reviewing our plans and preparing just in case ― and we encourage you to prepare now as well.

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Latest District News

Prescribed fire at Longleaf Flatwoods Reserve

Prescribed fire today at Longleaf Flatwoods Reserve in Alachua County

The district is conducting a 119-acre prescribed burn Tuesday at Longleaf Flatwoods Reserve. The red trail is temporarily closed for the duration of the burn.

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District executive director Dr. Ann Shortelle is featured presenter for free June 4 webinar

District Executive Director Dr. Ann Shortelle is the featured speaker on June 4 in the district’s free educational webinar series.

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Water managers prepare for hurricane season, offer tips to homeowners

With the start of hurricane season just days away, the district’s website provides easy access to valuable data and information to assist the public and local governments before, during and after severe storm events.

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District’s Blue School Grant Program accepting applications June 1–Sept. 4

Now entering the fifth year of its Blue School Grant Program, the district anticipates offering up to $20,000 in grants for education projects that enrich student knowledge of Florida’s water resources through hands-on learning.

District's Fall Back campaign

District takes top honors for water conservation campaign

The district’s Office of Communications was recently honored by the Jacksonville Chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association (FPRA) with a Grand All Image Award for its 2019 “Fall Back” outdoor water conservation campaign.

Media inquiries

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Nancy Rubin

Communications Manager
Office: 904-448-7935
Mobile: 904-716-5574

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Teresa Monson

Public Communications Coordinator
Office: 904-730-6258
Mobile: 904-545-5064


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District lands accommodate nature’s “sweetest” worker, the honey bee

Cost-share projects

Lake Apopka: Road to recovery

How the district protects water bodies: An overview of MFLs