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Environment

Growth Management
The Planning Department is responsible for managing development in order to obtain quality growth and to maintain levels of service consistent with the City of Lake Wales Comprehensive Plan...

Reclamation & Reuse
Reclaiming Our Resource --the city's reclaimed water reuse project...

Stormwater
By preventing stormwater pollution, we can all do something to protect our lakes and their ecosystems...

Polk County Natural Resources Division
The Natural Resources Division was established to develop and implement natural resource management programs that protect, enhance, and manage Polk County's environment...

SWFWMD
Web site of the Southwest Florida Water Management District...

Polk County Water Atlas
Explore the County's water resources via an interactive map; provides hydrological, water quality and general information for watersheds, rivers & creeks, and lakes in Polk County...

Florida Department of Environmental Protection
Florida’s environmental priorities include restoring the Everglades, improving air quality, restoring and protecting the water quality in our springs, lakes, rivers and coastal waters, conserving environmentally-sensitive lands and providing citizens and visitors with recreational opportunities, now and in the future...

The Nature Conservancy in Florida
The mission of the Nature Conservancy is to preserve the plants, animals and natural communities that represent the diversity of life on Earth by protecting the lands and waters they need to survive...

Ridge Audubon Society
The Ridge Audubon Society's Babson Park Center, located just south of Lake Wales on the Scenic Highway (SR17/US27A), is a gateway to America's most diverse eco-system. The Lake Wales Ridge offers the highest concentration of rare and endangered species in North America...

Division of Forestry
The mission of the Division of Forestry is to protect Florida and its people from the dangers of wildland fire and manage the forest resources through a stewardship ethic to assure they are available for future generations...



Water Restrictions
Restrictions on irrigation and other water usage imposed by Southwest Florida Water Man- agement District.
Lake Wailes Lake Data
Polk County Water Atlas entry for Lake Wailes Lake; includes hydrology, water quality, and general information.
Lakes Advisory Commission
Meeting agenda for the Lake Advisory Commission.
Lake Wales Ridge State Forest
Information about Lake Wales Ridge State Forest, a unique, beautiful place where many of Florida's rare and endangered plants and animals flourish.
Tiger Creek Preserve
Tiger Creek Preserve with its hardwood swamps, hammocks, oak scrub, pine flatwoods, sandhill and longleaf pine/ wiregrass habitat is home to rare animals and plants—some found nowhere else on Earth.
Fire Weather
Wildfire season forecast with current conditions around the state and long-range outlook.