Recent Blog Articles

Algae Blooms in Springtime

Algae blooms are a very common occurrence in Florida’s water systems, especially during the spring and summer months. This is partially due to our moderately warm temperatures year-round, and the high temperatures we experience all summer long. We have had an unusually warm winter this year,...
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Shoresox™ Installation at Bear Lakes C.C.

Lake and Wetland Management, Inc. has recently completed a shoreline restoration project using our Shoresox™ Erosion Control System at Bear Lakes Country Club in West Palm Beach. It is extremely important to preserve existing native vegetation on all waterways especially within your littoral...
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Why Native Plants are Important

Native plants are, by definition, species historically found in a particular location. This means that these have become accustomed to the soils, pests, hydrology and other environmental factors that are unique to a certain area. With the ease and access of exotic and potentially invasive species...
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Lake and Pond Aeration Systems

The additional of an aeration system is one of the greatest biological benefits you can provide for your lake or pond. There are generally two types of aeration systems; diffused aerators and surface aerators. They both have their own unique attributes, read on to find out more. Diffused Aeration...
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Mosquito Control in Florida’s Lakes

Mosquitoes are often one of the most common complaints Lake and Wetland Management receives as warm temperatures return. Mosquitoes are nuisance insects that can bite, and some carry diseases that may cause harm to people and animals. These nuisance insects are especially abundant around lakes and...
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Florida Lakes

Florida has a large amount of lakes and they are all created differently. They may all look the same but they are actually different from one another. Scientists that study lakes group them together based on the ecologically-relevant criteria that is know as trophic state. These groups of what is...
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How To Protect Wetlands in Florida

Wetlands in Florida may seem like large bodies of water that get in the way of developments but they are much more than that. Florida and other states in the US need wetlands for their residents and many people don't even know how important they are. Wetlands beneficial in many different ways and...
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All About Electrofishing

You may have heard of fly-fishing or spearfishing, but electrofishing? Electrofishing is a common way of fishing that is used by fisheries biologists. They use electrofishing to sample the fish populations in freshwater. Electrofishing is by using electricity to catch fish. Electrofishing boats or...
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What is Aquatic Harvesting?

When it comes to the health of a lake water quality is essential. Services like water quality testing add to improving the health of a lake, but to really keep a lake clean, aquatic harvesting should be done. Aquatic harvesting is when machines are used to remove any unwanted plants from lakes,...
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New Plan to Help Save Florida Waters in Indian River

A new plan has been brought to action to convert two groves into reservoirs. The grooves are in The Indian River Lagoon and they plan on turning the old citrus groves into “water farms”. The conversions will take an estimated $22.2 million and take 3 years to complete. Why is this being...
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