Restoration Project Progress Report

We have been approved for a grant of $4 million from the State of Florida to restore a portion of Point Lonesome Lake which is part of the Tsala Apopka chain of lakes. Hopefully, other lakes to follow.

Steps Completed:

FDEP Contract is signed and active to proceed with restoration of Point Lonesome Lake in Hernando, Citrus County, Florida and Scope of Work document is drafted and approved, Advertise for Contractor Bids, Bid Meeting at location, Contractor selected.

Next Steps:

Secure Work Permit, Clean up Underway

This is a three year project ending on December 31, 2026. Keep up to date on the lake restoration project by joining TOOFAR and getting detailed progress reports at our monthly meeting.  Please support us in our goal to restore our lakes.  They belong to us all.  If you have any questions, please call Restoration Chairman and TOOFAR Vice President, Larry Hartman (352) 586-1071.


We invite you to attend one of our meetings held the 4th Thursday of the month (3rd Thursday in November and December) at our facility at 9228 East Gospel Island Road in Inverness.

We start the evening at 6:00 pm with an optional casual dinner which is available for a specified donation.  The meeting starts at 6:30 pm.  You will hear updates on the Restoration Project along with interesting speakers talking about our waterways, wildlife and their habitat.