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District employee walking next to a fire

Prescribed fire today at Sunnyhill Restoration Area North Tract

The District is conducting a 244-acre prescribed burn Tuesday at its Sunnyhill Restoration Area North Tract in Marion County.

A map illustrates road closures at Lake Apopka North Shore

Road closures at Lake Apopka North Shore begin March 21

Construction will begin next week on the Lake Apopka North Shore to mitigate erosion damage caused when water is discharged from the canal or attached cells.

Mangrove islands in the Indian River Lagoon

District, FDEP and NOAA partner to collect ocean and coastal mapping data for the Indian River Lagoon

Sharing similar goals to conserve and manage natural resources, the District, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) are partnering to acquire topobathymetric data (an underwater map) for the Indian River Lagoon (IRL).

District governing board members posing for a photo

District proclaims April 2022 as Springs Protection Awareness Month

The District has long been dedicated to protecting Florida’s springs. Demonstrating that commitment, the District’s Governing Board approved a proclamation designating April as Springs Protection Awareness Month for the ninth consecutive year.

Deirdre Irwin giving a speech

District proclamation designates April as Water Conservation Month

Water conservation is at the core of the District’s mission of protecting and ensuring the sustainability of Florida’s water supplies.

Free-flowing artesian well being filled

District plugs 62 free-flowing wells, saving 10.4 million gallons per day of water

Since October, the District has plugged 62 free-flowing wells saving 10.4 million gallons of water a day.

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