Lake Apopka Restoration Project Weekly Report (July 15 to 19, 1968)

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Title

Lake Apopka Restoration Project Weekly Report (July 15 to 19, 1968)

Alternative Title

Lake Apopka Restoration Project Report

Subject

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

Description

A weekly report of the Lake Apopka Technical Committee, chaired by C. W. Sheffield. The committee was an initiative by Governor Florida Governor Claude R. Kirk, Jr. (1926-2011) to investigate pollution and possible restoration of Lake Apopka, launched in 1967. This report discusses a review of the committee's aquatic weed research program with Dr. Robert O'Brien; a review of the University of Florida's Hyacinth Nutrient Removal Program, as well as discussion of a proposed Lakes and Streams Pollution Conference to be held at UF; and discussion of the various research projects being undertaken by the committee, including the silt drying experiments.

Creator

Sheffield, C. W.

Source

Photocopy of original 1-page typewritten report by C. W. Sheffield, July 19, 1968: binder 1968, Friends of Lake Apopka Archives, Ginn Museum, Oakland Nature Preserve, Oakland, Florida.

Date Created

1968-07-19

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original 1-page typewritten report by C. W. Sheffield, July 19, 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

233 KB

Medium

1-page typewritten report on Lake Apopka Technical Committee letterhead

Language

eng

Type

Text

Coverage

Lake Apopka, Florida
University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Civics/Government Teacher

Provenance

Originally created by C. W. Sheffield.

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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1-page typewritten report on Lake Apopka Technical Committee letterhead

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