Profile of Bottom Completed: L. Apopka Study Continues

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Title

Profile of Bottom Completed: L. Apopka Study Continues

Alternative Title

Lake Apopka Study Continues

Subject

Lake Apopka (Fla.)
Water quality--Florida
Sewage disposal--Florida
Fishing--Florida
Pollution--Florida
Pesticides--United States

Description

A newspaper article from The Winter Garden Times discussing progress made on Lake Apopka restoration plans. According to the article, the bottom survey of the lake was continuing as planned, as well as the water quality sampling. The article also discusses experiments being carried out by Dr. Thomas Furman and Professor Kiker of the University of Florida (UF), examining the potential of water hyacinth in removing nutrients from water. A similar experimental pond using algae is being constructed at the Pine Hills sewage treatment plant. The article also notes requests made by C. W. Sheffield, chairman of the Lake Apopka Technical Committee, for further studies of seining in the lake.

Source

Photocopy of original newspaper article: "Lake Apopka Study Continues." The Winter Garden Times, January 25, 1968: binder 1968, Friends of Lake Apopka Archives, Ginn Museum, Oakland Nature Preserve, Oakland, Florida.

Publisher

The Winter Garden Times

Date Created

ca. 1968-01-25

Date Copyrighted

1968-01-25

Date Issued

1968-01-25

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of photocopied newspaper article: "Lake Apopka Study Continues." The Winter Garden Times, January 25, 1968.

Is Part Of

Binder 1968, Friends of Lake Apopka Archives, Ginn Museum, Oakland Nature Preserve, Oakland, Florida.
Friends of Lake Apopka Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

270 KB

Medium

1 newspaper article

Language

eng

Type

Text

Coverage

Lake Apopka, Florida
Pine Hills, Florida, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Civics/Government Teacher

Provenance

Originally published by The Winter Garden Times.

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by the Friends of Lake Apopka and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Contributing Project

Curator

King, Joshua

Digital Collection

Source Repository

External Reference

"Learn About Your Watershed: Ocklawaha River Watershed." Florida's Water: Ours to Protect, Florida Department of Environmental Protection. Accessed June 12, 2015. http://www.protectingourwater.org/watersheds/map/ocklawaha/.

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