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- Tuesday, June 21, 2022 - Over 45 volunteers joined FWC staff in planting more than 50,000 eelgrass plants along the shallow shoreline areas of the lake.
- Thursday, May 12, 2022 - The FWC is transplanting a total of 24,000 eelgrass plants on Lake Walk-in-Water, a 7,500-acre natural lake in Polk County, to help restore this popular, shallow sportfishing lake.
- Monday, May 9, 2022 - Torpedograss management has and will reestablish desirable and diverse aquatic plant communities at sparse to moderate densities, thereby increasing foraging, spawning and nesting habitat for invertebrate, fish, avian and other wildlife populations.
- Friday, May 6, 2022 - Staff and partners will transplant 60,000 eelgrass plants along the shallow shoreline areas of the river north of the park.
- Wednesday, April 27, 2022 - This new habitat addition, which is a continuation of seven years of planting efforts, is designed to enhance the marsh’s native plant community, while providing woody structure for nesting and roosting birds.
- Tuesday, April 26, 2022 - The FWC is planting more than 140,000 native aquatic plants on Lake Istokpoga, a 28,000-acre natural lake in Highlands County, to help restore this popular, shallow sportfishing lake.
- Friday, April 8, 2022 - The FWC will treat invasive hydrilla in areas where it is encroaching on beneficial native submersed aquatic plants and could impact access to navigation.
- Thursday, April 7, 2022 - The FWC, in partnership with Clearwater Marine Aquarium, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and U.S. Forest Service, is beginning a project to plant eelgrass, a native freshwater aquatic plant, in Lake George and Silver Glen Spring to enhance fish and wildlife habitat.
- Wednesday, April 6, 2022 - The Cherry Lake Working Group is hosting a public meeting on Tuesday, April 19, from 6-8 p.m. at 4H Camp Cherry. Prior to the meeting, the Friends of Cherry Lake will host a BBQ from 4 to 5:30 p.m. with requested donations.
- Thursday, March 24, 2022 - Habitat enhancement efforts, including management of invasive plants in open water and replanting scraped sites with native bulrush, are scheduled to be completed by June 1, 2022.