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Dec. 2, 2016
Partnership leads to investment of more than $1 million to help secure Florida’s water supply
Work is nearly complete on the installation of 1.5 miles of reclaimed water main within the city of Apopka. The district provided $231,254 for the project, which complements other reclaimed water projects in the city.
Controlled burn conducted at Buck Lake Conservation Area in Brevard County
The district conducted a 53-acre prescribed fire on Nov. 30 at the Buck Lake Conservation Area in Brevard County to enhance scrubby flatwoods for the Florida scrub jay and other wildlife species.
This week in district social media
- Thanks to district staffers Danielle Spears, Maria Zondervan and Steve Miller for submitting photos this week.
- Blazing star (Liatris spicata) is a native Florida wildflower that grows in sandhills and flatwoods like those found on many district lands. It blooms into the fall.
- Autumn is a wonderful time of year for camping in Florida. There are many campsites available for primitive camping in the Upper St. Johns River Marsh Wildlife Management Area.
- For #TrailTuesday, we featured the district’s Crescent Lake Conservation Area. The white blaze trail will take you on a 3.5-mile round trip journey.
- For #WildlifeWednesday, we featured wild turkeys that are often spotted on district lands in grassy areas. Hunting is permitted on some district properties with wildlife management areas. Check out brochures for hunting dates specific to these district properties.
- We’re excited to see Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission stock 1 million Florida largemouth bass into Lake Apopka, and grateful for our partners who work to help improve the lake’s water quality.
Water conservation tip
Winter watering is limited to one day a week based on scientific analysis from the University of Florida IFAS program that shows lawns need water no more than one day a week during