Saturday, February 16, 2019

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Florida Department of Environmental Protection News

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION: DEP Acquires Critical Acreage for Florida Forever and Florida Keys Ecosystem Project

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection announced a 38-acre addition to the Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area on Middle Torch Key in Monroe County.
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FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION: Torreya State Park Reopens

The Department of Environmental Protection's Florida Park Service has reopened portions of Torreya State Park for day use following the impacts of Hurricane Michael.
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FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION: Lake George State Forest Conservation Corridor Expanded

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), in a partnership with the Florida Forest Service, recently acquired an additional 287.19 acres to expand the Lake George State Forest in Volusia County.
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FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION: DEP Encourages Volunteerism in Celebration of International Coastal Cleanup Day and Public Lands Day

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is celebrating International Coastal Cleanup Day and National Public Lands Day by hosting statewide events at Florida’s state parks, aquatic preserves and National Estuarine Research Reserves -- promoting volunteerism and preserving Florida’s natural environment.
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Florida DEP provides $4.4 Million in funding for Oyster Cultch Placement Project

Money will be used to rehabilitate oyster beds in Apalachicola, Pensacola and St. Andrew Bays
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DEP names new deputy secretary of land and recreation

Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Secretary Jon Steverson has named Gary Clark deputy secretary of land and recreation. Beginning this week, Clark will manage two DEP divisions: Recreation and Parks, and State Lands.
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