The Rotary Clubs of Brooksville and Spring Hill Central invite the community to come and help them with several projects at Weeki Wachee Springs, including constructing a greenhouse to grow eel grass to transplant in the spring, as well as clean-up of the grounds and gardens.
This coordinated effort will take place on Saturday, March 19th from 9:00 a.m. to noon at the Weeki Wachee Springs State Park, located at the intersection of State Road 50 and Highway 19 in Spring Hill.
The Rotary Clubs have been partnering with Weeki Wachee and SWFWMD to remove invasive Lyngbya algae from the waters of Weeki Wachee Springs. Once the eel grass is transplanted into the Spring, it may help to reduce the lyngbya problem, since extra nutrients from runoff will be utilized by the eel grass, and less will be available to the lyngbya. At one point several years ago the eel grass was removed in the river and around the spring which has had an effect.
For more information about the Rotary Club of Spring Hill Central, visit www.SpringHillCentralRotary.org.
For more information about the Rotary Club of Brooksville, visit www.brooksvillerotary.org