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From all of us at the district, we wish you a very Happy Thanksgiving!

Our offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 28 and 29, to allow staff time to be with their families.

Offices will reopen Monday, Dec. 2.

Happy Thanksgiving

Latest District News

District staff using a drip torch to start a prescribed fire

Prescribed fire today at Heart Island Conservation Area in Volusia County

The district is conducting a 165-acre prescribed burn Wednesday at the Heart Island Conservation Area north of State Road 17 and south of Barberville, in Volusia County.

Water Less logo on dry grass

Do your part to help save a billion gallons of water this winter

The district is asking homeowners across its 18-county region help save a billion gallons of water this winter by joining in the annual statewide “Skip a Week” campaign. During the cooler months of December, January and February, lawns and landscapes typically need less water.

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Portions of Newnans Lake Conservation Area and Longleaf Flatwoods Reserve to close for youth and women’s deer hunts

The district is hosting the Gainesville chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission for its annual youth and women’s deer hunts Dec. 6–8 on portions of the Longleaf Flatwoods Reserve and the Newnans Lake Conservation Area in Alachua County.

Office of Financial Services staff receiving an award

For 15th year, District receives highest award for financial excellence and transparency

For the 15th consecutive year, the St. Johns River Water Management District has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its fiscal year 2017-2018 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR).

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Public meetings Dec. 3 to discuss model peer review for lakes Apshawa and Sylvan

The St. Johns River Water Management District will hold two public meetings on Dec. 3 to discuss initial peer review comments on the surface water models for Lake Apshawa in Lake County and Sylvan Lake in Seminole County, both located within the Central Florida Water Initiative (CFWI) area.

Media inquiries

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Nancy Rubin

Communications Manager
Office: 904-448-7935
Mobile: 904-716-5574
Email: nrubin@sjrwmd.com

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Teresa Monson

Public Communications Coordinator
Office: 904-730-6258
Mobile: 904-545-5064
Email: tmonson@sjrwmd.com

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