CURRENT EVENTS & NEWS!
Writing the Land: Currents
We are very honored to be a part of this important publication. Along with Sandy Beck, educator at St. Francis Wildlife Refuge, and students from RAA Middle School, a beautiful section about Lake Jackson containing poetry, photography and information about the Lake is featured alongside Land Trusts across the country.
Click HERE to learn more and order a book to support FoLJ!
See where the water flows!
Check out this great presentation!
The lake is in Dry Down as of June 7th. 2021.
Water is draining and parts of the lake are becoming prairie.
What exactly does this mean?
As part of FDEP, The Lake Jackson Aquatic Preserve team has put together a FAQ to help understand this natural cycle.
Click here to see FAQ!
Water skiing, boating, sailing, fishing, birdwatching
are some of the most popular activities on Lake Jackson…read more
Lake Jackson remains one of the only large sinkhole lakes in Florida in which the hydrology remains unaltered by man...read more
Scientists say there are several sinkholes out in the body of the lake that feed into limestone caverns, and ultimately flow into the Floridan Aquifer...read more.
The lake and its basin have a very prominant presence of both aquatic and terrestial (land-based) exotic invasive plants…read more.
Bald Eagle Release on Lake Jackson.
St. Francis Wildlife released a recovered Bald Eagle to his home on Lake Jackson!Posted by St. Francis Wildlife Association on Monday, August 17, 2015