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University of Florida/IFAS Extension at Hernando County monofilament recycling program

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Did you know that the University of Florida/IFAS Extension at Hernando County has a monofilament recycling program? Tubes have been installed at popular fishing spots throughout Hernando’s coast and are monitored by volunteers. These tubes provide a place to dispose of unwanted fishing line so it does not end up in the water or entangle marine and wildlife.

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This year, fishermen disposed 6,512 feet of monofilament line in these tubes! After collection it is then vacuum sealed and off to be recycled.

 

Leslie Stein
Leslie Stein
Leslie Stein has over 35 years experience as a Speech-Language Pathologist working with neurologically impaired adults. She received her undergraduate and graduate degrees at the University of South Florida in Speech Pathology. Leslie specializes in caring for individuals who have been effected by multiple medical conditions both acute and degenerative. Populations she cares for includes, but is not limited to, patients suffering from the symptoms of Stroke, Parkinsons, Alzheimers/Dementia, Multiple Sclerosis, and ALS which can adversely affect communication, cognition and swallow. Many years of experience has provided her with extensive knowledge and skills when developing individualized therapeutic techniques to help these patients return to their prior level of functioning or improving the quality of their life.
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