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Lake Worth Lagoon Directory


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Lake Worth Lagoon


Lake Worth Lagoon Mission Statement

To restore, conserve and manage the Lake Worth Lagoon ecosystem to a level of quality to obtain measurable and significant improvements to the Lagoon’s water and sediment quality; to provide habitat for native plants, fish and wildlife, and aesthetic, recreational and economic benefits for the residents and visitors of Palm Beach County; and to encourage, develop and promote a partnership of public and private interests to manage the Lagoon.
(Adopted by the Lake Worth Lagoon Steering Committee on May 21, 1997)


Lake Worth Lagoon Initiative


The Lake Worth Lagoon Initiative (LWLI) is an informal forum for the exchange of information about the Lagoon. Together, we increase our collective awareness of environmental enhancement and monitoring efforts and discuss opportunities and methodologies to restore and protect the Lagoon. We invite you to learn more at


Updates and News


General Information


Management Plan


Lake Worth Lagoon Initiative and Partnership Grant Program


Technical Resources




Current Highlights

  • Read the Fall 2015 edition of Environmental Times [PDF]
  • Become a Natural Area Youth Explorer by completing a Scavenger Hunt at a local natural area! [PDF]
  • Watch this touching footage on the Andrew "Red" Harris Artificial Reef deployed last week 1 mile offshore from the Jupiter Inlet [VIDEO]
  • Operation Clean Sweep is a mobile pesticide collection program offering free pick up of the first 500 lbs for farms, nurseries, pest control companies, and golf courses. Visit the Florida Department of Environmental Protection's website for more information. [LINK]
  • Stay up to date on our projects with the Department's Monthly Status Reports. [LINK]

Lake Worth Lagoon Initiative


Lake Worth Lagoon Initiative