Water-Related News

Help rid Lake County of invasive plants Feb. 27th

EUSTIS – Volunteers are invited to join Lake County Parks & Trails, the Lake County Water Authority (LCWA) and the Lake County Cooperative Invasive Species Management Areas (CISMA) chapter in helping to rid the environment of invasive camphor trees and Caesar's weed to mark national Invasive Species Awareness Week, Feb. 21-27.

A team work day will be held from 8 a.m.–noon on Saturday, Feb. 27 at Lake May Reserve, 36300 County Road 44A, Eustis.

Participants are encouraged to wear gloves, sunscreen, hats, boots and long-sleeved shirts. Staff will provide shovels and loppers.

For questions regarding the event, contact Lake County Park Ranger Justin Pouliot at 352-516-7011 or jpouliot@lakecountyfl.gov. To make a reservation for the cleanup, visit www.lakecountyfl.gov/parks/event_reservations.aspx.

For more information about the Lake County Parks & Trails Division, call 352-253-4950, email parksandtrails@lakecountyfl.gov or visit www.lakecountyfl.gov/parks. For updates on the county’s Parks & Trails Program, like their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/LakeCountyFLParks.