UMATILLA – The Lake County Adopt-a-Lake Program, in conjunction with the Lake County Water Authority, will be giving away free aquatic plants during the 13th Annual Florida Black Bear Festival on Saturday, March 31 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Cadwell Park in Umatilla.
The plant varieties that will be available include: canna, Virginia willow, Red Buckeye (tree), hibiscus, lizards tail, bulrush, pickerel weed, sand cord grass, arrowhead and iris. Those who are interested will be allowed to take three to four plants, while supplies last.
For more information about the plant give-away or the Lake County Adopt-a-Lake Program, call Cathie Catasus at 352-343-3776, ext. 1659 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.