8 episodes

Lakes Education/Action Drive is a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving the natural beauty and quality of lakes in Polk County, Florida. Established in 1985, LE/AD has taken an active role in the pursuit to preserve our lakes and environmental resources. In addition, LE/AD encourages residents to take advantage of the many excellent opportunities our lakes provide.

The LEAD’r Podcast lakeseducation

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Lakes Education/Action Drive is a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving the natural beauty and quality of lakes in Polk County, Florida. Established in 1985, LE/AD has taken an active role in the pursuit to preserve our lakes and environmental resources. In addition, LE/AD encourages residents to take advantage of the many excellent opportunities our lakes provide.

    Direct Potable Reuse in Polk County

    Direct Potable Reuse in Polk County

    Polk County’s Direct Potable Reuse (DPR) Pilot project’s goal is to demonstrate that the direct potable reuse process can produce drinking water that meets or exceeds federal and state standards and provides an option for increasing Polk’s water supply in the future.

    • 35 min
    World Water Day 2021

    World Water Day 2021

    Water means different things to different people. Join Danny Kushmer as he and his daughter, Kaylie Kushmer have a conversation about water around the world on #WorldWaterDay. The Lakes Education Action Drive Podcast is designed to inform our members, residents, and visitors of Polk County the importance of our most precious resource, water.

    • 24 min
    Florida's 2021 Legislative Preview

    Florida's 2021 Legislative Preview

    While COVID-19 continues to limit our activities, state and federal lawmakers continue to make laws. Learn about up-coming water legislation.

    • 27 min
    Talks with Green Horizon Land Trust

    Talks with Green Horizon Land Trust

    An introduction to Board Member Rachelle Coleman Selser and Green Horizon Land Trust.

    • 26 min
    Lakes Appreciation Month

    Lakes Appreciation Month

    Information on Lake Gwyn and Lakes Appreciation Month with guest Greg Knothe, of Polk County Parks and Natural Resources.

    • 16 min
    May is Water Safety Month

    May is Water Safety Month

    A discussion of water safety with Fisheries Biologist Paul Thomas of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission

    • 47 min

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I’m sure it’s tough to educate the visitors and residents in Polk County in these times. This podcast is doing a great job of getting the message of clean water out.

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