The Division of Aquatic Services manages nuisance aquatic plants within the 25,000 surface acres of lakes and rivers in the County, and is also responsible for maintaining waterway signage, removal of derelict vessels (when funding is available), boating improvements, and artificial fishing reef projects.
- NOTICE: Due to the Local State of Emergency from Hurricane Irma along with the flooding of the Withlacoochee River, the previously scheduled annual Adopt-A-Shore event for FY 16/17 has been cancelled. Resources and manpower have been devoted to this local State of Emergency which is anticipated to last for several more weeks/months. We apologize for this inconvenience and look forward to the 2018 event. Thank you for your understanding and willingness to participate and we hope to see you on September 15, 2018.
- Agreement & Sign-up Sheet
- Family Hold Harmless Agreement
- Group Hold Harmless Agreement
- 2017 Save Our Waters Week Featured Activities
- Aquatic and Wetland Plants
- Aquatic Pesticide Certification Exam and Study Materials
- Download: No Dumping Scallop Shells sign
- Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
- Plant Management in Florida Waters
- Southwest Florida Water Management District