The Board of Directors would like to thank Shannon Carnevale, Polk County Natural Resources and Conservation Extension Agent for her 10 years of service to our Board of Directors. Shannon played an instrumental role in guiding our mission with her insights and unique expertise. “We are grateful for her numerous hours given to LE/AD. On […]
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There are often questions about who is responsible when storm-damaged trees end up on a neighbor’s property. UF IFAS Escambia County Extension discusses a few common situations using legal interpretations from the UF publication HANDBOOK OF FLORIDA FENCE AND PROPERTY LAW: TREES AND LANDOWNER RESPONSIBILITY. Thank you Beth Bolles and the University of Florida IFAS […]
May, is Water Safety Month. Here is a great article from the University of Florida. Florida leads the nation with many impressive statistics such as having the most IGFA fishing world records (925), being the state with most amount of coastline in the lower 48 (1,350 miles) and having more boats registered here than any other state […]
May 18, 2021, Winter Haven. On Tuesday, the Lakes Education Action Drive (LE/AD) Board of Directors voted to approve new board member Hunter King. “Ms. King becomes the first board member to be added in several years and we welcome her to Polk County and to LE/AD” said, executive director, Danny Kushmer. Hunter King is […]
Re-Blogged from the University of Florida. Join UF/IFAS Extension Polk County experts for an on-demand series of four, 15-minute online educational workshops to help you save water in the landscape and use irrigation more efficiently. Topics include microirrigation, setting your irrigation timer, irrigation repairs and calibration, and smart irrigation technology. (Click the topic to register […]
The Lakes Education Action Drive is happy to announce, the LEAD’r (our podcast) is now on Podbean. After seven episodes on our free site on SoundCloud it was time to upgrade to a professional presence. Please follow us on Podbean and/or Apple today.
Water means different things to different people. Join Danny Kushmer as he and his daughter, Kaylie Kushmer have a conversation about water around the world on #WorldWaterDay. The Lakes Education Action Drive Podcast is designed to inform our members, residents, and visitors of Polk County the importance of our most precious resource, water. Kaylie is […]
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Re-Blogged from the University of Florida UF/IFAS Blogs Water directly out of your tap may not be safe to drink during an emergency. Boil water orders (also called advisories) are common during hurricane season, but can also occur during lightning strikes and other incidents. Boil water orders, when issued, are a precaution we must take seriously. Bacteria, […]