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- Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - Earlier this year, the FWC and City of Port St. Lucie staff removed 4 acres of invasive Brazilian peppertree, treated 2 acres of invasive aquatic plants and planted native vegetation throughout the lake.
- Tuesday, August 2, 2022 - After gathering input and feedback over an 18-month process, FWC staff drafted plans to balance the biological needs of fish and wildlife with the desires of a wide range of stakeholders.
- Wednesday, July 13, 2022 - Vance’s responsibilities included managing 17,294 acres of the Lake Wales Ridge WEA and leading its associated field office of seven employees, which he had been doing since 2016.
- 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.