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Get involved; Be an FWC volunteer!

During Florida Volunteer Month in April, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is celebrating its many volunteers who contribute time and energy to help conserve fish, wildlife and habitats, and help improve public access and skills related to outdoor experiences… Read More Read More

10 Tips to Save Water for Water Conservation Month

While the Southwest Florida Water Management District (District) encourages water conservation year-round, there is extra emphasis each April for Water Conservation Month. April is historically one of the driest months of the year and typically marks the peak demand season for public water suppliers. With these 10 simple tips, you… Read More Read More

Music in the Park Bluegrass Festival April 21

The Friends of Fort Cooper announce the line–up and schedule of the five bands that will be playing at its sixth annual Music in the Park Bluegrass Festival on Saturday, April 21 at Fort Cooper State Park, 3100 S. Old Floral City Road in Inverness. Gates open at 9:00 a.m. Read More Read More

Citrus County Fire Rescue welcomes 7 new Firefighters

Citrus County Fire Rescue held a new hire pinning ceremony on Friday, March 16 at the Fire Rescue Training Center in Lecanto. In the audience were friends, family and firefighters to participate in recognizing the newly hired firefighters who had successfully completed the new hire orientation and were now ready… Read More Read More