User Conflicts, Unsafe Boaters - How can we fix these problems?  

An Analysis of User Conflicts (draft)

Lake Tarpon is one of the most popular, and therefore busy freshwater bodies in the state.   We want safety yet complete freedom to pursue each of our favorite activities.  How do we balance the two?  Here are some of the creative ways other heavily populated areas handle this:

Click on this map (455K) to see how the various user areas are set up.  Here are the rules.

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Perhaps Lake Tarpon, using proposals in the Lake Tarpon Management Plan, can be the new example for others to follow.  Here is one of two maps of the segmented use plan in the Lake Tarpon Management Plan.

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