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Friends of Lake Jackson

Healthy Ecosystem

Better Water Quality

For Everyone

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Mission Statement:

The mission of The Friends of Lake Jackson is to advocate for a common vision to:

· Preserve, protect and enhance Lake Jackson and the Lake Jackson Basin ecosystems, habitats and natural functions;

· Promote and support stewardship of Lake Jackson for recreation and use consistent with its ecological health;

· Educate our selves, residents, visitors and government agencies how to promote recreation that provides economic value while preserving, protecting and enhancing the lake’s ecological health;

· Coordinate private citizens, businesses and organizations, local, state and federal agencies to preserve and enhance the lake’s ecological, recreational and economic value.

Recreation

Water skiing, boating, sailing, fishing, birdwatching are some of the most popular activities on Lake Jackson…read more

Hydrology

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Lake Jackson remains one of the only large sinkhole lakes in Florida in which the hydrology remains unaltered by man...read more

Dry Down

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.

Plants

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