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LCWA to sponsor free "Lakes Academy" March 12-21
The Lake County Water Authority (LCWA) is sponsoring a Citizen’s Lakes Academy in Eustis. Modeled after other citizen academies, the focus of this multi-day workshop is to provide local residents with a better understanding of our local water resources and the affect these wetlands, lakes and rivers have on the quality of life in Lake County.
Experts from the Lake County Water Authority, the St. Johns River Water Management District, and the Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission will be on hand to provide the latest information about the Harris Chain of Lakes hydrology and ecology, and answer questions.
At the March 19th session, FWC research and management biologists will present displays on fish sampling and fisheries management, in addition to having a fully equipped electrofishing boat on hand, a display tank with live trophy bass, fish attractors and much more. Door prizes will be given out, including gift cards for up to $50 from sporting good stores such as Bass Pro Shops and Dick’s Sporting Goods.
"It is a good opportunity for residents to meet staff at the front lines of water-resource issues and ask questions regarding the Harris Chain of Lakes," says Mike Perry, water authority executive director.
Thursday, March 12th, 6:30 - 9:00 pm.
Thursday, March 19th, 6:30 - 9:00 pm.
Saturday, March 21st, 9:00 am - noon
Location: Eustis Community Center, 601 Northshore Drive, Eustis
Consumptive Use Permits
Harris Chain of Lakes Hydrology
Rainfall and Lake Levels
Habitats and Wildlife
Lake County Water Atlas
Seating is limited. For reservations, call (352) 343-3777, ext. 0.
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