Natural Resources

Jeff Spence

Director

Phone NumberPhone: (863) 534-7377
Toll Free NumberToll Free: (800) 780-5346
Email JeffSpence@polk-county.net

Street Address:

4177 Ben Durrance Rd.
Bartow, FL 33830



Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 9005
Drawer PW06
Bartow, FL 33831-9005

Office Hours of Operation:

Monday through Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Parks and Natural Resources Location Map
  • Parks and Natural Resources Reading Room
  • Parks and Natural Resources Events
  • Aquatic Weed Control
  • Environmental Lands
  • Lakes and Streams
  • Mosquito Control
  • Parks and Recreation
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Polk County has a remarkable natural beauty that can't be found anywhere else in the state.

From its vivid wildlife in places like the Circle B Bar Reserve in Lakeland, to its delicate ecosystems on the Lake Wales Ridge, Polk's natural resources are an attraction to many.

But that natural beauty needs upkeep. Polk's Natural Resources Division develops and implements natural resource management programs that protect, enhance, and manage Polk's environment and public parks systems.

The division's programs include:

  • Invasive plant management
  • Environmental lands
  • Mosquito control
  • Water resources
  • Parks and recreation

The Polk County Board of County Commissioners is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Polk County Board of County Commissioners

330 W. Church St.
PO Box 9005
Bartow, FL 33831-9005
(863) 534-6000

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