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Outdoor enthusiasts invited to Paddling Adventure and Clean-up on the Lower Wekiva River

RELEASE DATE: January 22, 2015

SANFORD – The Lake County Water Authority, in conjunction with the Lake County Parks and Trails Division, is inviting participants to the “Paddling Adventure and Clean-up,” to be held from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 30. The group will meet at the Lower Wekiva River Preserve State Park at Katie's Landing, located at 262 Wekiva Park Drive, Sanford.

During this free event, paddlers will have the opportunity to help clean up a portion of the federally listed "Wild and Scenic" Wekiva River. During the trip, experienced guides will educate participants about the area’s abundant local wildlife. 

The Wekiva River System spans throughout parts of Lake, Orange and Seminole counties and consists of springs, blackwater streams, runs and creeks.

Space for the “Paddling Adventure and Clean-up” is limited. To sign up for the trip, call the Lake County Water Authority at 352-343-3777, ext. 0.

For more information about upcoming Parks & Trails Division events, call 352-253-4950, email parksandtrails@lakecountyfl.gov or visit www.lakecountyfl.gov/parks. For updates on the county’s Parks & Trails Program, like their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/LakeCountyFLParks.


More Information:
Lake County Water Authority
352-343-3777 ext. 0.

Lake County media contact:
Elisha Pappacoda
Public Information Officer
Office: 352-343-9609; Cell: 352-460-2851

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