"Dedicated to preserving the quality and beauty of our Florida lakes for more than 25 years."

Current LE/AD News!

Lakes Appreciation Month is here! The North American Lake Management Society (NALMS) sponsors Lakes Appreciation Month each July nationwide to draw attention to the value and importance of lakes and reservoirs.

We, in Polk County, have the opportunity to celebrate our beautiful lakes (over 500 lakes) with a lake cleanup. Lakes Education/Action Drive (LE/AD), along with the City of Lakeland, Lakeland Clean & Beautiful, City of Winter Haven, Keep Winter Haven Clean & Beautiful, and Keep Polk County Beautiful are helping to coordinate the efforts with other agencies and groups with one goal in mind – removing trash from our lakes and leaving Polk County’s lakes better than they were before!

Here's what you can do:

GARBAGE BAGS AND GLOVES WILL BE SUPPLIED

As an individual or family: Clean up your favorite lake any day/any time during the month of July. To honor our dedicated volunteers, those who pre-register and return their registration, wrap up report and surveys to LE/AD, will receive a complimentary gift card. You must be a LE/AD member to receive a gift card. If you haven’t signed up for LE/AD just visit our website at www.le-ad.org and fill out an application today!

As an organized group: All members of the group who pre-register and return their registration, wrap up report and surveys to LE/AD, will receive a pizza party!

Register today! Click here for information / registration packet.


Lakeland Cardboard Boat Challenge and Lakes Festival on Lake Hollingsworth will be held October 10th, 2015.


See photos of the recent Cardboard Boat Race here!

Give your Watershed a Helping Hand with a WATERSHED PLEDGE! Click Here.

Stay current on LE/AD's workshops and events through Eventbright.

See LE/AD's commercial on PGTV! Click the play arrow on the media box below.


Welcome to Lakes Education / Action Drive

The mission of Lakes Education Action Drive is to create an
awareness and appreciation of our lakes and watersheds and to
promote their protection and wise use.

LE/AD, a nonprofit organization, is located in Lakeland, Florida, but is dedicated to improving and preserving the natural beauty and quality of lakes and waterways all over Polk County and Central Florida.

Established in 1985, LE/AD has taken an active role in the pursuit to preserve our lakes and environmental resources. Lakes are ecologically and economically valuable, and our lakes deserve our care and protection. In addition, LE/AD encourages residents to take advantage of the many excellent opportunities our lakes provide.

For a printed copy of our Lake Care Tips, our membership application, or any other printed materials, please Contact Us.

Click here for drought information provided by the Southwest Florida Water Management District

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LE/AD MEMBERSHIP

LE/AD, Inc. is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization located in Florida, dedicated to environmental education and lake preservation and protection.

A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE, WITHIN THE STATE, 1-800-HELPFLA, OR VIA THE INTERNET AT WWW.800HELPFLA.COM. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.” Registration Number CH4525.


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