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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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Photo Gallery
The River Center's Jr, Angler Tournament
Latest photos added: The River Center's Jr, Angler Tournament.
What's New
C.S.I. Girl Scout Edition
Junior and Cadette Girl Scouts will earn their Detective and Special Agent skill badges in their "It's Your Planet - Love It" Journeys. "Clever Science Investigators" January 31 - 8:30am - 12:30pm
Celebrate National Estuaries Day
Join us at the River Center on Saturday, September 27 between 10 am and 3 pm for a day of fun celebrating the wonders of the Loxahatchee River Estuary! Fun for the kids, live presentations, raffles, refreshments, and more!
Featured on CNN! Diamond Ring Recovered in Sewer
Check out the latest story about the Loxahatchee River District as featured on CNN.
Events Calendar
November 26, 2014
NPBCID Meeting
November 26, 2014
JID Workshop Meeting
November 27, 2014
Starfish and Coffee Story Time
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