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Report Lionfish Sightings

If you have sighted a lionfish in the Loxahatchee River please let us know. The Loxahatchee River District will use this information to create database of lionfish sightings. This reporting will facilitate lionfish research by our colleagues at Florida International University. We will share this information with other agencies and organizations tracking lionfish.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Ever dreamed of being a marine biologist? An environmental educator? Making a difference. Here's your chance. There are a number of volunteer activities available through facilities like the Loxahatchee River Environmental Center, Friends of the Loxahatchee River, the WildPine Lab and the River Center. You can assist with summer camp programs, special events, field studies and even collect water quality data.

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Loxahatchee River Management Coordinating Council

The Loxahatchee River Management Coordinating Council was established by Chapter 83-358, F.S. The Council is comprised of federal, state, and regional agencies and local representatives. It advises the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the South Florida Water Management District on matters that affect administration of the Loxahatchee River, to identify and resolve inter-governmental coordination problems and to enhance communications. Furthermore, the Council is responsible for the development of the Loxahatchee River Management Plan.

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Septic Systems Maintenance

Are you properly maintaining your septic tank system? By properly installing and maintaining your septic system, you can help to limit the amount of pollutants that reach the environment, and you can save money on repairs.

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Contact Us

Please contact the Loxahatchee River District with your questions, comments, or change of address.

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The River Center's Jr, Angler Tournament
Latest photos added: The River Center's Jr, Angler Tournament.
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River Center Jr. Angler Tournament 2016
Join us for our 3rd annual Jr. Angler Fishing Tournament hosted by the River Center. The Tournament begins June 3rd and ends July 16th. Anglers must photograph the fish they catch and then submit their catch logs and photos. The contest awards points not only for the number of fish caught, but also for the number of different species represented in the submissions. The more fish you catch and the more species you catch, the better your chances are to win fantastic prizes! This Tournament is open to anyone between the ages 5 and 17 but registration is required before submitted photographs can be awarded points. Register online now or pick up a registration packet at the River Center. A registration fee of $25 per angler includes a t-shirt and an invitation to the "Tournament Fish Fry" where the winners will be announced and prizes awarded on Saturday, July 23rd at noon.
Night on the Loxahatchee-Shipwrecked in Paradise
Night on the Loxahatchee, the annual benefit for the River Center, will be held on Saturday, April 2nd, 2016 from 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM. This year's theme is "Shipwrecked in Paradise." The proceeds raised from this event will help fund the outstanding environmental education programming the River Center offers to all ages throughout the year.Traditional hallmarks of this event include raffles, door prizes, and a silent auction with fabulous prizes from local businesses and are enhanced by the incorporation of fascinating expert speakers, engaging storytellers, and other unique entertainment. Tickets to Night on the Loxahatchee are $60 per person with $10 discount for members of Friends of the Loxahatchee River. {Limit 2 tickets at discounted rate per membership} . Tickets $70 after March 22, 2015. For information about the event, sponsorship opportunities, the River Center, or to purchase tickets by phone, please call 561-743-7123.
Events Calendar
July 29, 2016
Aquatic Adventure Summer Camp Nature Navigators (campers entering 1st, 2nd, & 3rd grade)
July 30, 2016
Little Otters Family Fun
July 30, 2016
Fish Feeding
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