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Manatees in the Wekiva River

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Documenting manatee sightings is important and provides important data for researchers as they are trying to further understand how manatees are using the Wekiva River. Save the Manatee Club has an online form where citizens can easily report sightings and upload photos or videos. In the summer of 2019 and 2020 several manatees were sighted in the Wekiva River that proved to be known individuals from Blue Spring! Among them were ‘Mata Hari’ and her calf, who made it all the way up to the Wekiva head spring, ‘Peyton’ and her calf who visited Wekiva Island, ‘Marge’ who may have given birth to her calf in a resident’s canal, and ‘Jocie’ with her small calf.

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Spring Cleaning at the Wekiva River Aquatic Preserve Office

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Spring cleaning work day at the Wekiva River Aquatic Preserve office. We love our volunteers!

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2020 Dragonfly Mercury Project

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2020 presented new challenges on how to collect the required 10-15 dragonfly nymphs from each of the four designated sites within the Wekiva Basin. This was the 2nd year for samples to be submitted for analysis from the Wekiva Wild & Scenic River System.

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20th Anniversary Art Contest Winners

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These are the winners of the 20th Anniversary Art Contest

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Wilson’s Landing Park

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Wilson’s Landing Park is located in northwest Seminole County…

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