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Lake Okeechobee planting Wed. 1/15
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Lake Okeechobee planting Wed. 1/15

We will be riding an airboat to get to the sounth end of Lake Okeechobee to plant pondweed. Pondweed is a native aquatic plant that provides refuge for fish and small animals and food for ducks and largemouth bass.

1/15/2020
When: Wednesday, January 15, 2020
9:30 AM till around 3:00 pm
Where: Airglades Blvd.
Clewiston, Florida  33440
United States
Contact: Andrea Pereyra
561-882-5716


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  • Where: Pond located South of US-27 and West of Airglades Blvd. (see map below). 

    You will  be driving on US-27 towards Airglades Airport (1090 Airglades Blvd, Clewiston, FL 33440). Once you turn onto Airglades Blvd. you will cross a canal and immediately after you  will see a pond on the right side. This is our meeting point.

  • What: We will dig up pondweed plants from a pond and then, we will go on an airboat to the planting site on the lake to plant the pondweed.
  • Logistics: Pondweed is an aquatic plant that is easy to dig up and plant. We will be working in about 1-1.5 feet of water.   

       Wear comfortable clothe that can get wet and dirty or bring boots or waders to avoid getting wet. Water could be chilly.

       Bring a change of clothe to change into dry clothe after the planting, a jacket for the airboat (it can be windy), sunglasses (eye protection) and a pair of gloves if you wish.

       Bring lunch and water. We will have extra water to refill your bottles.  

 

If you have any difficulty signing up, drop me an email and let me know you're planning on attending Andrea.pereyra@myfwc.com