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City of Casselberry aiming to protect lakes

CASSELBERRY – With the coming of spring, the rainy season is not all that far away.

While our yards and landscapes need rain, some of the fertilizer and stormwater runoff can foul area lakes.

There's a new partnership in Casselberry, where they hope to keep the lakes there as clear as possible.

“This is a beneficial plant obviously for shoreline stabilization, nutrient uptake," said Nick Cooper, Casselberry's natural resources officer.

We met Casselberry's natural resources officer at Secret Lake.

From a drone, we could see just one of 24 lakes the city hopes to protect by partnering with lakefront homeowners.

They can register with the city for up to 30 plants free of charge, and the city will do the planting.