Lake County Links
Welcome to Lake County, Florida! Itís a land of gently rolling hills and a thousand glimmering lakes. Itís Floridaís true natural beauty. Itís small, friendly towns where Southern hospitality rules the day.
Central Florida Lakes Wildlife Initiative
A site jointly produced by seven (or more) state and local agencies for the purpose of sharing information regarding biological crises in Lake County's namesake lakes.
Friends of Lake Apopka
Founded in 1991, the FOLA is a citizen advocacy group dedicated to the restoration of Lake Apopka. Their site also contains contact information for many other Central Florida conservation organizations which do not yet have a web presence
Highlands Chapter, Florida Trails Association
The home page of a brand-new Lake County chapter of a statewide organization dedicated to building and maintaining hiking trails throughout our state
Lake County Info
Your source for information about Lake County Florida
Lake County Lakes
Where to fish & what you'll find
Lake County Library System
Great place to look up info
Saint Johns River Water Management District
When it comes to the environment in our county, it very quickly comes to water and the SJRWMD sets the tone from start to finish
Florida Government Links
Access to Florida Government
State of Florida Agencies, etc.
East Central Florida Regional Planning Council
Insofar as thereís a public oversight agency for regional growth and development, these are the people who perform it.
Florida Game & Fresh Water Fish Commision
Soon to become the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commision. Information on FLorida Wildlife.
Florida (State) Department of Environmental Protection
IIt's hard to avoid the guys at FDEP
St Johns River Water Management District
The St Johns River covers the entire northeastern portion of Florida
Florida Conservation Links
1000 Friends of Florida
A multi-faceted and high-powered advocacy group with an impressive tradition of making things happen in an environmental context in this state
Central Florida Sierra Club
Promoting conservation of the natural environment by influencing public policy decisions
Citizens for a Scenic Florida
Gena Swartz told us about this organization. They're the front against billboard clutter
Florida Internet Center for Understanding Sustainability
Florida Defenders of the Environment
Free the Ocklawaha River ... there's even a petition to sign
Their links is a treasure trove of environmental link addresses (Jim Conner)
Info and facts on Florida garden plants and fruits
Florida Horse Page
Great list of places your horse can take you
Florida Native Plants for Home Landscapes
Good article from University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences
Florida Native Plant Society
The Florida Native Plant Society was organized in 1980 to promote the preservation, conservation, and restoration of the native plants and native plant communities of Florida
Florida State Parks - the REAL Florida
Take a look at Florida's150 park areas
International Rivers Network's Florida Rivers Network
A list of Florida River Management Groups
Linking Florida's Natural Heritage: Science and Citizenry NEW December 8, 2000
This is a project funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services to create a virtual library of Florida ecological information from heterogeneous museum, library, and citation databases throughout the state of Florida. This is a model program of cooperation between the Florida Museum of Natural History; the libraries of the University of Florida, Florida International University, and Florida Atlantic University; and the Florida Center for Library Automation
Sanibel / Captiva Conservation Foundation
A charming site focusing on Florida's native butterflies
The quarterly on-line journal of the St Johns River Water Management District -- contains press releases, background information, pictures, and generally interesting stuff. Also an archive of past issues.
US Army Corps of Engineers -- Jacksonville District
The link points to a page within the USACE site which is updated daily with water level information for the water bodies for which the corps is responsible. Check out the Four Rivers Basin to see how Lake Countyís Lakes are doing.
Water 2020 -- Water for the Future
Probably the biggest planning project currently on the state's drawing boards -- this will determine the future development of Central Florida.