Proposed Crooked Lake Dock Ordinance

Proposed Crooked Lake Dock Ordinance

The Defenders of Crooked Lake has approached the Town Commission of Hillcrest Heights and proposed that the Town adopt an ordinance to prevent the spread of mega docks on Crooked Lake.

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Arbor Day Planting

Arbor Day Planting

Longleaf pines were the landmark tree growing in the Babson Park area, but were long ago timbered out and only a few of the stately pines remain around the Crooked Lake area. The Defenders have partnered with Ryan to restore them to the landscape, celebrating Arbor Day.

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2019 Annual Meeting

2019 Annual Meeting

The Defenders of Crooked Lake 2019 Annual Meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 19 at 6pm at the Babson Park Woman's Club.

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Polk Girls in STEM

Polk Girls in STEM

Earlier this year, Bok Academy, Janie Howard Wilson Elementary, and Polk State College teamed up to enable young ladies opportunities to participate in a series of Saturday workshops aimed at nurturing interest in STEM.

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Defenders Celebrate Earth Day

Defenders Celebrate Earth Day

On April 21st, Defenders of Crooked Lake members and Babson Park residents took part in a “Pillar to Pillar” clean up and beautification effort to honor Earth Day.

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In Memoriam: Helen Morrison

In Memoriam: Helen Morrison

Helen Morrison helped found the Defenders of Crooked Lake and lived on Crooked Lake home for than 50 years. Helen always encouraged stewardship of the earth, and respect for all creatures great and small

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In Memoriam: Clark Webb

In Memoriam: Clark Webb

John Clark Webb, 66, passed away on August 3, 2018. Clark shared his love for the game of golf and Crooked Lake with his family. He was a dedicated board member of the Defenders of Crooked Lake for many years and is missed dearly.

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