Volunteer Removing Water Lettuce

Water Lettuce Warrior Work Day

  • When: Saturday, January 14, 2023,  8:00 am -  1:00 pm
  • Location: Ichetucknee Springs State Park 12087 S.W. Highway 27, Fort White, FL 32608
  • Cost: Park fee is waived for water lettuce volunteers. Staff will confirm that vehicle passengers who had fee waived did participate in volunteer event.

We need your help! A nuisance plant known as water lettuce is swarming Ichetucknee River.
We are seeking volunteer water lettuce warriors who are willing to spend a Saturday on the river to hand-remove water lettuce and protect our fragile ecosystem. All ages who can follow direction and contribute to a safe working environment are welcome to join.

Participants are encouraged to wear river-appropriate clothing and sun-protection, including river/water slippers, sun hats, sunblock, poison ivy block, and swim gear useful in wading situations.
Drinking water is provided but volunteers should bring a personal water bottle.

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  • Contact Name: Caitlin Gonsiorek
  • Contact Phone: (386) 324-5001
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  • Category: Family Fun, Other, Free