At this time of the year, many of us living on neighborhood ponds are looking at ugly brown rings around the water. Do you know why? Is there something you can do about it? Do you know what a healthy pond on southwest Florida looks like? Are you looking for ways to lower your HOA costs and delay costly dredging events? Great news. A group of experts is available to help you manage your neighborhood ponds. Whether you are a resident, snowbird, board member or landscaping professional, you will learn important information about how your pond affects our water quality. Licensed aquatic applicators can earn CEU credits, too. The classes are absolutely free with free refreshments, too.. The next class is Thursday, March 16 at 1 pm at Holton Eco-Preserve at Unitarian Universalist Church, 13411 Shire Lane, Fort Myers, FL 33912 (off Daniels between Six-Mile Cypress and I-75). Visit www.wetplan.org for additional classes and information or call 239-273-8945. Reservations are welcome, but not necessary.