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What is LAKEWATCH?

Learn more about what we do and why it is important.

LAKEWATCH Team

Meet the researchers and staff.

Photo Galleries

Browse our volunteer, research lab, and field photos

LAKEWATCH Newsletter

The latest version and archived issues.

Volunteer Info

More information and resources for volunteers.

Upcoming Meetings

The next regional meeting is for Lake, Marion, & Sumter counties on 4/23/16 @ 11:30am
Download the 2016 schedule.

More LAKEWATCH Facts

Between 1986 and 2015 our Florida LAKEWATCH volunteers sampled, in 59 counties, a total of: 2389 water bodies, including 1618 lakes, 20 Dune Lakes, 358 estuary sites, 381 stream sites, and 12 springs!
Check out our maps of sampling sites
Estuaries
Lakes
Streams & Springs
You can find information on aquatic plants from the University of Florida's
Center for Aquatic Plants Library