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District will close a portion of Loop Trail at Lake Apopka North Shore beginning June 5

The District will close the Lake Apopka North Shore Loop Trail from Magnolia Park to Conrad Road beginning June 5 until further notice due to construction in the area.

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Prescribed fire today at Lochloosa Wildlife Conservation Area in Alachua County

The District is conducting a 113-acre prescribed burn today at Lochloosa Wildlife Conservation Area in Alachua County on the northern portion of the property.

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Governing Board proclaims May 14–20 as Water Reuse Week

The St. Johns River Water Management District’s Governing Board has approved a resolution proclaiming May 14–20 as Water Reuse Week.

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Above-average rainfall in April improves drought conditions districtwide

Drought conditions throughout the District’s 18-county region improved, especially along the coast, thanks to above-average rainfall in April.

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District cost-share program will provide $20 million to support regional water resource protection efforts

The District Governing Board recently approved $20 million in funding for cost-share projects for fiscal year 2023–2024.

Map and table showing rainfall in April 2023

Below-average rainfall in March, severe drought conditions begin to develop

The District’s 18-county region is experiencing varying degrees of drought conditions according to the U.S. Drought Monitor’s latest report.

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