Have your voice heard on the future of the Loxahatchee River


Got concerns about public use on the Loxahatchee River and in the Lake Worth Creek Aquatic Preserve in north Palm Beach County?

Your voice can be heard at a public meeting at 6 p.m. planned Jan. 29 at the Jupiter Community Center, 200 Military Tr.

The meeting is free and open to the public. 

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is drafting a management plan for the 1,739-acre preserve located from Martin/Palm Beach County line south to Marcinski Road.

The last time a development plan for the property was updated was 1984.

The draft plan is available for viewing or download at http://publicfiles.dep.state.fl.us/CAMA/plans/aquatic/loxahatchee-River-Lake-Worth-Creek-AP-Management-Plan.pdf

Members of the Loxahatchee River-Lake Worth Creek Aquatic Preserve Management Plan Advisory Committee have been invited to attend, and listen to comments.

Written comments are welcome and can be submitted by mail to Irene Arpayoglou at 3300 Lewis Street, Fort Pierce, FL 34981, or by email to FloridaCoasts@dep.state.fl.us by Monday, February 12, 2918.

A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting: Aquatic Preserve Manager, Irene Arpayoglou at Irene.Arpayoglou@dep.state.fl.us or (772)429-2995.

 


Reader Comments ...


Next Up in Local

Fire collapses roof of Boca Raton home
Fire collapses roof of Boca Raton home

A fire Sunday afternoon collapsed the roof of a home in the Vintage Isles neighborhood of Broken Sound, near Yamato and Jog roads, Boca Raton Fire Rescue said. Firefighters were called around 12:30 p.m. and found the family outside with a pet. The home was filled with smoke and the fire was pinpointed at the rear in the master bedroom, the release...
Honda Classic 2018: Photos of moments before, after Justin Thomas won
Honda Classic 2018: Photos of moments before, after Justin Thomas won

Justin Thomas’ playoff win at this year’s Honda Classic means a Jupiter resident will claim the trophy - and the millions of dollars of prize money - for the second consecutive year. Thomas and last year’s champ Rickie Fowler are not only friends, they’re neighbors. Fowler was there to congratulate Thomas after his drama-filled...
Hugh Grant pays tribute to former 'Notting Hill' co-star Emma Chambers
Hugh Grant pays tribute to former 'Notting Hill' co-star Emma Chambers

Actor Hugh Grant took to Twitter to mourn his “Notting Hill” co-star Emma Chambers, who died Wednesday at the age of 53. “Emma Chambers was a hilarious and very warm person and of course a brilliant actress,” wrote Grant, who played the brother to Chambers’ character in “Notting Hill.” “Very sad news...
Douglas High students come back to school; try to resume normalcy
Douglas High students come back to school; try to resume normalcy

The worst of it, for the kids, might have been seeing their backpacks, in boxes lining the hallways, for them to claim. Each bore a police tag marked “evidence.” On this warm Sunday, a day of the week when children normally aren’t at school, the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High were allowed to come back onto the campus...
Teen in critical condition after nearly drowning in Tequesta
Teen in critical condition after nearly drowning in Tequesta

A Florida teenager is in critical condition after nearly drowning on Sunday. The 13-year-old was swimming with family and friends in Tequesta, across from Coral Cove Park, when he got caught in the current. A good Samaritan rescued the teen from the water and performed CPR until Palm Beach Sheriff’s Office deputies arrived. The teen was taken...
More Stories