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MEETINGS/EVENTS

2017 Youth Events and Activities
View this list of opportunities for youth to become engaged in learning about and helping to restore, enhance and protect Lake Worth Lagoon.

LWLI Water Working Group Meeting
January 10, 2017 (Tuesday)
10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
South Florida Water Management District Headquarters
3301 Gun Glub Rd., West Palm Beach, FL 33406 - B-1, Richard Rogers Conf. Room

LWLI Habitat Working Group Meeting
January 11, 2017 (Wednesday)
10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Palm Beach County Environmental Resources Management
2300 N Jog Rd., West Palm Beach, FL 33411 - Vista Center, 1st Floor, VC-1E-60

LWLI Public Outreach Working Group Meeting
January 17, 2017 (Tuesday)
10:00 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Palm Beach County Environmental Resources Management
2300 N Jog Rd., West Palm Beach, FL 33411 - Vista Center, 4th Floor, ERM Conf. Rm.

LWLI Steering Committee Meeting
January 18, 2017 (Wednesday)
2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
South Florida Water Management District Headquarters
3301 Gun Glub Rd., West Palm Beach, FL 33406 - Storch Room

LWLI Steering Committee Meeting
April 19, 2017 (Wednesday)
2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
South Florida Water Management District Headquarters
3301 Gun Glub Rd., West Palm Beach, FL 33406 - Storch Room

LWLI Steering Committee Meeting
September 20, 2017 (Wednesday)
2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
South Florida Water Management District Headquarters
3301 Gun Glub Rd., West Palm Beach, FL 33406 - B3 Bridge Conference Room

LagoonFest
November 4, 2017 (Saturday)
9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
A free, fun family-friendly festival held in conjunction with the West Palm Beach GreenMarket on the waterfront
West Palm Beach Waterfront - 101 South Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach, FL 33401
www.LagoonFest.com

LAGOON NEWS

Time to enjoy a local gem! 5 reasons to attend LagoonFest with your kids
Palm Beach Post, November 9, 2016

3rd Annual LagoonFest to celebrate Lake Worth Lagoon November 12
Palm Beach County, October 19, 2016

Manatee gathering spot in Lake Worth Lagoon gets cleaned up
Palm Beach Post, August 5, 2016

Manatee Lagoon to host underwater cleanup
Palm Beach Post, August 2, 2016

First-ever Lake Worth Lagoon Fishing Challenge catches data
Palm Beach County, July 22, 2016

Unprecedented move to keep algae away from Palm Beach County
Palm Beach Post, July 11, 2016

Palm Beach County tourism community wants to clear up algae bloom perceptions
Sun Sentinel, July 6, 2016

DEP to test 'green tide' algae in West Palm Beach park
Palm Beach Post, June 22, 2016

Lake Worth Lagoon event breaks species record
The Fishing Wire, June 20, 2016

Coastal waters in Palm Beach County also impacted by deluges
WPEC, June 10, 2016

Enjoy National Fishing and Boating Week in Palm Beach County
Palm Beach County, June 3, 2016

Palm Beach County announces Lake Worth Lagoon photo contest
Palm Beach Daily News, June 3, 2016

Send in best photos of Lake Worth Lagoon and you might make the calendar
Palm Beach Post, June 2, 2016

ERM announces 2nd annual Lake Worth Lagoon photo contest
Palm Beach County, June 2, 2016

Lake Worth Lagoon E-News
PBC ERM, May 31, 2016

Lake Worth Lagoon (FL) Fishing Challenge
The Fishing Wire, May 26, 2016

"Challenge" to help Lake Worth Lagoon
Palm Beach Post, May 19, 2016

Palm Beach County and partners to hold Lake Worth Lagoon Fishing Challenge
Palm Beach County, May 17, 2016

Lake Worth Lagoon Initiative Grant Program accepting application until August 15, 2016
Lake Worth Lagoon Initiative, May 6, 2016

Manatee Lagoon showcases county's efforts to restore Lake Worth Lagoon
Palm Beach County, February 18, 2016

Lake Worth Lagoon E-News
PBC ERM, January 28, 2016

Lake Worth Lagoon celebrated at LagoonFest
WPTV, November 14, 2015

Palm Beach County and Partners to Host 2nd Annual LagoonFest Nov. 14
Palm Beach County, October 20, 2015

Lake Worth Lagoon E-News
PBC ERM, October 13, 2015

Got a good photo of Lake Worth Lagoon?
Palm Beach Post, September 8, 2015

Lake Worth Lagoon Calendar Photo Contest
Palm Beach County, September 8, 2015

Project restoring Grassy Flats in Lake Worth Lagoon finishes successfully
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, August 22, 2015

FPL's manatee viewing center slated to open in February 2016
Palm Beach Post, August 12, 2015

New piece of "EcoArt" unveiled in Lake Worth, keeping lagoon cleaner through 'Living Shoreline'
WPTV, July 14, 2015

Florida 'Eco-Art' project seeks to blend aesthetics and the environment
Reuters, July 14, 2015

After nearly 20 years, least terns nest near Lake Worth Lagoon again
Palm Beach Daily News, July 8, 2015

Three hammerhead sharks at Phil Foster Park's snorkel reef
WPTV, June 19, 2015

Shark sculptures added at Phil Foster Park
WPBF, June 19, 2015

Pair of oystercatchers returns to Snook Islands, has family
Palm Beach Post, April 23, 2015

Lake Worth Lagoon E-News
PBC ERM, April 7, 2015

State and local funds awarded to the Lake Worth Lagoon Initiative
Florida Department of Environmental Protection, March 25, 2015

Restored habitats offer boaters recreational opportunities
Palm Beach Post, March 13, 2015

Grassy Flats restoration project nearly complete
Palm Beach Daily News, March 2, 2015

Lake Worth Lagoon ecotourism increases as water quality improves
WLRN, February 5, 2015

LagoonFest lauded by FAEP
Palm Beach County, December 24, 2014

Old bridge becomes reef in the Lake Worth Lagoon
CBS-12, December 23, 2014

Old bridge becomes artificial reef in Lake Worth Lagoon
Sun Sentinel, December 22, 2014

Manatee viewing center to open in Riviera Beach
Sun Sentinel, December 12, 2014

Hundreds enjoy first LagoonFest
Palm Beach County, November 3, 2014

LagoonFest celebrates 'living, breathing' estuary of Lake Worth Lagoon
Palm Beach Post, November 1, 2014

Inaugural festival to celebrate Lake Worth Lagoon
Palm Beach Post, October 30, 2014

LagoonFest set for West Palm Beach waterfront
Palm Beach Post, October 25, 2014

Lake Worth Lagoon E-News
PBC ERM, September 23, 2014

Brushing up on marine mammal rescue skills
Sun Sentinel, August 21, 2014

Abandoned boats in area waterways targeted for removal
Sun Sentinel, July 19, 2014

Lake Worth Lagoon E-News
PBC ERM, June 2, 2014

'Great opportunity' lowers Lake Worth Lagoon restoration costs
Palm Beach Daily News, December 9, 2013

Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners
Special Workshop: Freshwater Discharges to Lake Worth Lagoon

Click on link for October 29, 2013 BCC Workshop and fast forward to 43:52

Lake Worth Lagoon E-News
PBC ERM, October 1, 2013

Field work for lagoon dredge project advances
Palm Beach Daily News, September 29, 2013

Army Corps of Engineers Cutback on Lake Okeechobee Water Releases
CBS 12, September 12, 2013

Lake Okeechobee alliance promises to work collectively
Pentagon Post, September 10, 2013

Lake Worth Lagoon damaged by fresh water discharges
WPTV, September 6

County confirms non-toxic blue-green algae in Lake Worth Lagoon
CBS 12, September 5, 2013

LagoonKeepers raise another boat off of the bottom of the Intracoastal
WPTV, September 5, 2013

Lake Okeechobee waters slow to receed
SunSentinel, September 4, 2013

Flood control water dumping hurting Lake Worth Lagoon
SunSentinel, September 2, 2013

A Call of Stewardship
Palm Beach Illustrated, August 8, 2013

Along the Coast: Lagoon restoration gives new life to 'dead zones'
The Coastal Star, July 31, 2013

Lake Worth Lagoon's Underwater Reefs Video (~3 minutes)
Palm Beach County ERM YouTube

The Phil Foster Park Snorkel Trail
Palm Beach Illustrated, June 20, 2013

Volunteers Plant Mangroves on New Lake Worth Lagoon Island
Palm Beach Post, June 18, 2013

Have Your Say on Lagoon Projects
SunSentinel, June 7, 2013

LagoonKeepers offers kayaks to members who clean waterways while they paddle
The Palm Beach Post, June 1, 2013

Habitat restoration project to boost Lake Worth Lagoon
Palm Beach Post, March 28, 2013

Lake Worth Lagoon E-News
PBC ERM, March 19, 2013

SFWMD, County Partner on Lake Worth Lagoon Science
SFWMD, March 15, 2013

Restoration planned for "dead zone" in lagoon
SunSentinel, March 4, 2013

VIDEO: Lake Worth Lagoon restoration brings habitat, recreation
Channel 12 News, February 27, 2013

Lake Worth Lagoon restoration goal: Bring back fish, wildlife, anglers, boaters
Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission, February 26, 2013

Manatee-watching expedition January 27, 2013 in Lake Worth Lagoon
The Palm Beach Post, December 9, 2012

Mermaid joins offices to educate boaters on manatee safety
SunSentinel, December 8, 2012

Lagoon photo wins 2nd Place in The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum Live Mollusk Photography Competition
December 7, 2012

Snook Islands growing in Lake Worth Lagoon
SunSentinel, December 2, 2012

South Cove Natural Area Opening, November 5, 2012

VIDEO: New snorkel reef trail opens at Phil Foster Park in Riviera Beach
News Channel 5, October 17, 2012

VIDEO: Intracoastal islands, boardwalk nearing completion in
West Palm Beach

News Channel 5, July 28, 2012

South Cove islands sprouting in Intracoastal
Palm Beach Daily News, July 7, 2012

Palm Beach County Envirothon, an environmental competition for local students, includes new Lake Worth Lagoon education station. See Page 4 of the Summer 2012 issue of the Arthur R. Marshall Wildlife Refuge Gator Tales Newsletter.

Lake Worth Lagoon E-News, Summer 2012 [PDF, ? MB]

Paddling Treasures: A Guide to Lake Worth Lagoon and Loxahatchee River Estuary [PDF, ? MB]

Brochure charts "Treasures" for paddlers
The Palm Beach Post, June 24, 2012

First "Motivation Man" Set for June 2nd in West Palm Beach - includes 1.2 mile swim in Lake Worth Lagoon
The Palm Beach Post, May 20, 2012

Lagoon project restoring natural life to waterway
The Palm Beach Post, May 17, 2012

Ocean Avenue Bridge concrete will cover mud at Snook Islands
The Palm Beach Post, May 7, 2012

Outdoors lovers celebrate opening of new Lake Worth pier, boardwalk and boat docks
The Palm Beach Post, February 29, 2012

Snook Islands Natural Area Photos
SunSentinel, February 29, 2012

Snook Islands fish pier, boardwalk set to open in Lake Worth
Palm Beach Post, February 13, 2012

Video: Rehabilitated Manatee Released in Lake Worth Lagoon
The Palm Beach Post, February 8, 2012

Lake Worth Lagoon E-News, Winter 2012[PDF, ? MB]

South Cove Natural Area project to improve Lake Worth Lagoon water, attract wildlife
Palm Beach Daily News, January 14, 2012

 

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