Posts Tagged ‘DEP’

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    DEP Celebrates Recreation and Parks Month

    Jul 2, 15 • 245 Views • Environment, Events, GovernmentComments Off on DEP Celebrates Recreation and Parks Month

    ~July is the perfect time to enjoy Florida’s state parks and trails~ Visitors enjoy Sebastian Inlet State Park. TALLAHASSEE, FL –The Florida Department of Environmental Protection invites visitors and residents to visit a state park and trail for outdoor...

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    DEP Welcomes International Visitors

    May 15, 15 • 261 Views • Environment, Homepg SliderComments Off on DEP Welcomes International Visitors

    ~DEP shares its mission with environmental professionals from around the globe~ Stefan Kaufman from Australia’s Environment Protection Authority and DEP staff conduct a Lake Vegetation Index on Lake Minneola. ORLANDO, FL – The Florida Department of...

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    FLORIDA PARK SERVICE VOLUNTEERS LOG 1.3 MILLION HOURS TO HELP VISITORS ENJOY NATURE

    Mar 6, 15 • 199 Views • EnvironmentComments Off on FLORIDA PARK SERVICE VOLUNTEERS LOG 1.3 MILLION HOURS TO HELP VISITORS ENJOY NATURE

    FLORIDA PARK SERVICE VOLUNTEERS LOG 1.3 MILLION HOURS TO HELP VISITORS ENJOY NATURE TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Florida Park Service recognizes the invaluable contribution of the members of the Florida State Parks...

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    STATE CLOSES ON CONSERVATION LAND PURCHASE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA

    Jan 28, 15 • 313 Views • EnvironmentComments Off on STATE CLOSES ON CONSERVATION LAND PURCHASE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA

    STATE CLOSES ON CONSERVATION LAND PURCHASE IN SOUTHWEST FLORIDA TALLAHASSEE – Today, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, in collaboration with The Trust for Public Land, acquired 620 acres of conservation lands within the Corkscrew...

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    BECOME A JUNIOR PARK RANGER DURING RECREATION AND PARKS MONTH

    Jul 2, 14 • 480 Views • EnvironmentComments Off on BECOME A JUNIOR PARK RANGER DURING RECREATION AND PARKS MONTH

    Become a Junior Park Ranger During Recreation and Parks Month TALLAHASSEE – Governor Rick Scott proclaimed July as Recreation and Parks Month, observing that parks and recreation programs contribute to a healthy lifestyle, boost our economy and promote...

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    DEP Receives Multi Million Dollar Offer for Closed A.G. Holley Hospital in Lantana

    Jan 30, 14 • 662 Views • EnvironmentComments Off on DEP Receives Multi Million Dollar Offer for Closed A.G. Holley Hospital in Lantana

    TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Department of Environmental Protection received a $15.6 million offer to buy the former A.G. Holley State Hospital site in Lantana. Today was the deadline for sealed offers to purchase the 79.91 acres east of Interstate 95 in Palm...

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    Governor Rick Scott Announces $55 Million for Florida’s Springs in “It’s Your Money Tax Cut Budget”

    Jan 21, 14 • 614 Views • Government, PoliticsComments Off on Governor Rick Scott Announces $55 Million for Florida’s Springs in “It’s Your Money Tax Cut Budget”

    TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida Governor Rick Scott today announced $55 million in funding for restoration and protection of Florida’s springs in the 2014-2015 “It’s Your Money Tax Cut Budget.”  This announcement was made during an award ceremony in...

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    DEP PARTICIPATES IN FLORIDA RECYCLES DAY AT THE CAPITOL

    Nov 5, 13 • 609 Views • GovernmentComments Off on DEP PARTICIPATES IN FLORIDA RECYCLES DAY AT THE CAPITOL

    DEP PARTICIPATES IN FLORIDA RECYCLES DAY AT THE CAPITOL ~Secretary Herschel Vinyard recognizes Florida State University for its 48 percent recycling rate~ Secretary Vinyard discusses the importance of participation by the commercial sector to meet...

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    DEP, SJRWMD TOUR NORTHERN IRL TO DETERMINE PLACEMENT OF REAL-TIME MONITORING DEVICES

    Nov 1, 13 • 550 Views • GovernmentComments Off on DEP, SJRWMD TOUR NORTHERN IRL TO DETERMINE PLACEMENT OF REAL-TIME MONITORING DEVICES

    DEP, SJRWMD TOUR NORTHERN IRL TO DETERMINE PLACEMENT OF REAL-TIME MONITORING DEVICES ~Staff looks for opportunities to reduce pollution sources, improve water quality~ The 275-acre Wheeler Stormwater Park in Brevard County is designed to improve the quality...

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    Florida NewsMakers: Herschel Vinyard

    Oct 23, 13 • 1139 Views • Environment, FL NewsMakers VideoComments Off on Florida NewsMakers: Herschel Vinyard

    On this week’s “Florida NewsMakers” program, Secretary Herschel Vinyard of the Florida Department of Environmental Protection sits down with Sachs Media Group’s Trimmel Gomes. Their discussion includes the state’s lawsuit against Georgia over...