Pond Seminar # 4
March 24, 2022 - Veterans Theater - 10:30 AM
Title: The Day in the Life of a Pond
Speaker: Kate Borduas - Florida Master Naturalist
Title: Plants for Birds
Speaker: Anne Whitehall of the Eagle Audubon Society
Pond Seminar # 2
January 26, 2022 - Veterans Theater - 9 AM
Title: Landscape Plants and Practices that Help Keep Stormwater Ponds Healthy
Speaker: Paula Staples
Background: Environmental Management in Agriculture and Natural Resources, NPDES Laboratory Manager
Current: UF/IFAS (University of Florida – Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences) Extension Hillsborough County Florida-Friendly Landscaping™ Educational Program Coordinator
Topics: Surface connections to pond heath, water transition plants
Title: Stormwater in Your Neighborhood
Speaker: Ivie Metzen
Background: Environmental Science & Policy, NPDES Stormwater Compliance
Topics: Stormwater Systems, Stormwater Pollutants & Adopt-A-Pond
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Pond Maintenance by Solitude Lake Management
The Master Association contracts with Solitude Lake Management to maintain the ponds of King Point to keep them healthy and looking beautiful!
Solitude Lake Management is dedicated to making water a more healthy and beautiful part of our world. In that pursuit, SOLitude offers sustainable solutions that improve water quality, enhance beauty, preserve natural resources and reduce our environmental footprint.
Solitude’s highly-trained team of scientists, biologists, ecologists, and aquatic resource management professionals specializes in the development and execution of customized lake, pond, wetland, and fisheries management programs that include water quality testing and restoration, nutrient remediation, algae, and aquatic weed control, installation and maintenance of fountains and aeration systems, bathymetry, mechanical harvesting and hydro-raking, lake vegetation studies, biological assessments, habitat evaluations, and invasive species management.
Solitude’s Program Manager is Jason Jasczak who holds an A.A.S. in Fishery Science. He has been with us here at Kings Point for over fourteen years. He is assisted by Cory Silver who visits all KP ponds monthly. You may see them inspecting and maintaining our ponds.
KINGS POINT POND COMMITTEE
The Master Association has established a pond committee to review and evaluate the best options for our pond treatments and maintenance. If you are interested in joining this committee please contact the committee chairperson, Rob Davies at firstname.lastname@example.org.
No issues observed during this inspection. An alligator was spotted but quickly retreated. Treatment of algae development appears to be working.
Minor development of filamentous algae along the shoreline was treated. Native Gulf Spikerush was identified and will be promoted.
Small areas of terrestrial growth where some lily pads have uprooted. Treatment targeting terrestrial vegetation and cattails was performed.
Recreational Use For Kings Point Ponds
1. Fishing - (Catch and Release Only)
Download Rules For Fishing Here
1. Swimming Boating, Kayaking, Playing with floating toys in or around a lakes or any other similar activities.
2. Conducting any activity at a lake that creates a disturbance to adjacent unit owners.
Map of Kings Point Ponds
Meet Your Service Manager
Jason Jasczak holds an A.A.S. in Fishery Science and has over eight years experience in pond maintenance. He has been with us here at Kings Point for over four years. You may see him from time to time inspecting your pond as he is here on property at least five times a month.