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Metadata Summary: Polk County Parks & Natural Resources Division


Dataset Type: Monitoring/Sampling Data
Name of Data Source: Polk County Parks & Natural Resources Division
Number of Water Resources Sampled: 200
Datasource Abbreviation (dataset): POLKCO_NRD_WQ
Description of Datasource: The Natural Resources Division was established to develop and implement natural resource management programs that protect, enhance, and manage Polk County's environment. The division's programs include Invasive Plant Management, Environmental Lands, Mosquito Control, Water Resources, and Drainage. The Invasive Plant Management Section prevents the spread of exotic aquatic and upland plants on public lakes, waterways, primary drainage canals, and environmental lands. Chemical spraying of ditches, lakes, and other sites is carefully scheduled. The Mosquito Control Section strives to prevent mosquito-borne diseases by reducing mosquito populations through breeding-site inspections and spraying by trucks and aircraft.
Method of Transferring Data to the Atlas: Manual Transfer via Email
How Often Data is Transferred to the Atlas: Quarterly
Data Current on Atlas as of: 9/27/2021 5:00:41 PM
Period of Record Within the Atlas: 7/24/1984 - 8/25/2021
Disclaimer/Use Constraints: Not Available

Custodian Information:
Polk County
Natural Resources Division

Contact Name: Diane Gibson
Contact Phone: (863) 534-7377 x245
Contact E-mail: DianeGibson@polk-county.net
Contact URL: https://www.polk-county.net/
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