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Get Involved



There are many opportunities to participate in the restoration efforts and decision making that affects your local water bodies. Visit the links below for more information on how you can get involved.


Basin Management Action Plan (BMAP) Meetings

After TMDLs are adopted for a water body, BMAPs are established through a series of meetings with stakeholders and DEP staff. BMAP Working Group Meetings are open to the public and present important information about the science behind TMDLs as well as the opportunity to voice questions and concerns. Basin Management Action Plan (BMAP) Meetings


Development of Numeric Nutrient Criteria for Florida's Waters (DEP) http://www.dep.state.fl.us/water/wqssp/nutrients/

This page provides updates on the Florida's Numeric Nutrient Criteria development and information on how to comment on this process. 


Proposed Rulemaking to Adopt TMDLs 

Following the announcement of a proposed rule to adopt a TMDL, the public is given 21-day challenge period to contest it. meeting dates and locations for public workshops on draft TMDLs.  Notification of Proposed Rulemaking to Adopt TMDLs


Blue Spring Alliance

The purpose of the spring working groups is to provide a forum for stakeholders to learn about the spring ecosystem and threats to its health, to understand why the local community values the springs, and to work together on projects to conserve and restore the springs and their spring-run streams. For more information on the Blue Spring Alliance, please contact the Blue Spring Steering Committee at bluespringworkinggroup@cfl.rr.com


Volunteer Opportunities

Florida State Parks

Florida has 160 state parks, all of which depend heavily on volunteers for anything from working concessions to assisting with wildlife surveys. Visit the Florida State Parks website to find volunteer opportunities at a park near you.

County Programs

Local county governments have many volunteer programs that range from water sampling to surveying wildlife. Below are links to several counties located in the Central District.

For more volunteer opportunities visit Volunteer Match where you can be paired with any number of volunteer organizations in your area.



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Central District Office

Watershed Management and Monitoring Section

3319 Maguire Blvd, Suite 232

Orlando, Florida 32803-3767

phone: 407-897-4100

fax: 850 412-0472


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Central District Watershed Management & Monitoring Site Map

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Watershed Management Monitoring information from the Division of Water



Last updated: September 10, 2012

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