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Florida Department of Environmental Protection

Establishes and enforces state water quality standards, has regulatory responsibilities pertaining to wetlands, stormwater, dredging and habitat protection. Additionally, FDEP's Office of Coastal & Auquatic Managed Areas is responsible for the Loxahatchee River - Lake Worth Creek Aquatic Preserve. The federal government, specifically the US Fish & Wildlife Service, is responsible for the Wild & Scenic portion of the Loxahatchee.

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Florida Park Service

Manages environmental and recreational components of Jonathan Dickinson State Park, Atlantic Ridge Preserve State Park and co-manages Loxahatchee River Corridor with Palm Beach County.

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Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission

Serves as the biological consultants on fisheries and fish habitats to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection. Manages environmental and recreational components of Pal Mar and Corbett Wildlife Areas.

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Florida Department of Community Affairs

Reviews comprehensive plans, comprehensive plan amendments and land development regulations within the Loxahatchee River watershed.

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Florida Department of Transportation

Involved in the acquisition, construction and maintenance of transportation corridors, and their associated storm water facilities, within the Loxahatchee River watershed.

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Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services

Develops agricultural best management practices to enhance water quality and increase irrigation efficiency and administers the Wetland Reserve Program.

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Florida Marine Patrol

Provides manatee protection, navigation markings, speed zones and water safety.

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River Center's Jr. Angler Tournament
The River Center is excited to announce the inaugural Jr. Angler Fishing Tournament beginning this summer. Running from May 15th to July 27th, this unique contest highlights the diversity of fish species in our local waters by awarding points to anglers based on the quantity and the variety of species caught. Itís easy! Just take a photo of your fish and send it to the River Center after youíve registered online at http://tinyurl.com/ky9rdl7. Registration packets are also available at the River Center.
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River Center Aquatic Adventure Summer Camp
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