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Study shows fertilizer ordinances improve water quality, but timing matters


September 6, 2022

Local fertilizer ordinances do help improve water quality in lakes, but the timing of fertilizer restrictions influences their effectiveness. Researchers found that winter fertilizer bans were associated with the biggest improvements ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: LAKEWATCH, News, Sam Smidt, Soil Water And Ecosystem Sciences
Sunset over Lake May in Winter Haven, FL.

Lakewatch in Polk County: A Volunteer Water Program that needs YOUR help!

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October 12, 2017

Polk County and Florida LAKEWATCH are looking for volunteers for 22 Polk County Lakes! Lakewatch is a citizen volunteer lake monitoring program that facilitates "hands-on" citizen participation in the management of Florida lakes, rivers and ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Conservation, Natural Resources, Water
Tags: Lakes, LAKEWATCH, Shannon Carnevale, Volunteer, Water Quality

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