Lake Apopka News

9/20/2020 10:20:00 AM
News4Jax
Mark Johnson, 61, has lived his entire life around alligators so he was so surprised when one tried to grab him and drag him into a canal behind his southeastern Port St. Lucie home.

9/20/2020 12:50:00 AM
Dothan Eagle
near Lake Apopka. “This was scary. I was cussing the gator out saying, ‘You’re not going to get me into the water.’” Johnson was walking at about 9:30 a.m. Sept. 13 along a canal with ...

9/19/2020 11:14:00 PM
News Tribune
It’s not a great time to be a passionate traveler, explorer or adventurer.For those of us who love to get out and see the world, our wings have been seriously clipped during the COVID-19 pandemic.

9/14/2020 11:58:44 AM
Treasure Coast Newspapers on MSN.com
Port St. Lucie man attacked by alligator in backyard survived with 65 stitches. Here's the trick he used, which FWC warns doesn't always work.

9/14/2020 10:56:00 AM
News-Press
Port St. Lucie marine artist escapes being grabbed by an aggressive alligator. Hopes his experience can warn others.

9/10/2020 2:45:00 AM
MSN
I’ve had the fortune of discovering new local experiences, such as Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive, alpaca yoga and even a drive-in concert. Sure, I may have had dreams of visiting places such as ...

9/10/2020 2:42:42 AM
Orlando Sentinel on MSN.com
For avid explorers and adventurers, what are some ways to weather a pandemic when travel is seriously restricted? Central Florida Explorer Patrick Connolly and fellow travelers weigh in.

9/4/2020 4:11:00 AM
Orlando Sentinel
For those looking to celebrate, here are few recommendations of places to embark on a wildlife adventure within a two-hour drive of Orlando. This Melbourne beach refuge was founded in 1991 and named ...

9/4/2020 4:11:00 AM
Orlando Sentinel
For avid explorers and adventurers, what are some ways to weather a pandemic when travel is seriously restricted? Central Florida Explorer Patrick Connolly and fellow travelers weigh in.

9/2/2020 5:00:00 PM
New York Daily News
Celebrity culture has drastically changed over the last century, but our fascination with the lives of the rich, famous and influential has not. Magicians, gangsters and oil barons may have been ...

9/2/2020 3:46:00 PM
Orlando Sentinel
High school football scheduling was difficult for Edgewater, Jones and Bishop Moore, which all have enjoyed playoff success and had trouble lining up opponents when coronavirus restrictions eliminated ...

9/2/2020
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., September 2, 2020 – A new video from Wildlife Forever, funded in part by a BoatUS Foundation Grassroots Grant shows watersport boat owners how to easily follow “Clean, Drain, Dry” at the boat ramp to help prevent the spread of Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS). Support for the video also…

9/1/2020 5:00:00 PM
New York Daily News
Close confidantes are giving more insight into why Chadwick Boseman kept his cancer battle so private as Disney charts a new path for the “Black Panther” sequel, according to the Hollywood ...

9/1/2020
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va. September 1, 2020 – For the nation’s 12 million boat owners, Labor Day weekend is the last blast, with many enjoying the end-of-summer boating ritual with family and friends aboard, according to Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS). The national advocacy, services and safety…

8/31/2020 1:19:01 PM
Orlando Sentinel on MSN.com
The Town of Oakland’s Historic African American Cemetery hopes to win a state Historic Preservation Grant for its historic Black cemetery, a once-forgotten patch of land now considered the final ...

8/31/2020 11:46:00 AM
Orlando Sentinel
[Popular on OrlandoSentinel.com] Endorsement: Demings and Soto should return to Congress, but Posey should not » Joe Dunn, president of Friends of Lake Apopka, urged the grant committee to help ...

8/31/2020
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., August 31, 2020 – Last year, 76,418 recreational boaters had a reason to summon nonemergency, routine assistance from TowBoatUS, the nation’s largest on-water towing service for recreational boaters. Accidentally running aground, dead batteries and dead engines were the chief culprits. Instead…

8/28/2020 8:34:00 AM
Orlando Sentinel
The Audubon Center for Birds of Prey is bringing curious birders a fun and educational morning of learning with their virtual Bird Bash, an annual event that's going online this year.

8/27/2020 2:02:00 PM
Narcity
Towering above the Central Florida landscape is a monument to the region's agriculture history. If you're looking for fun things to do in Orlando, the Citrus Tower will give you sky-high views of the ...

8/26/2020 8:57:00 AM
Orlando Weekly
The Orange County Parks and Recreation Division is seeking your thoughts on both the current state of public trails and a plans for these ...

8/24/2020
BoatUS News
Aims to increase fishing line and soft bait recycling by tapping the public for ideas ANNAPOLIS, Md., August 24, 2020 – Have you ever wondered how old, discarded fishing line is recycled and reused? You may be surprised to learn that turning fishing line into new products is labor intensive, requiring a series of…

8/17/2020 4:03:00 AM
VIN
References 1. Woodward AR, Percival HF, Jennings ML, Moore CL. (1993) Low Clutch Viability of American Alligators on Lake Apopka. Florida Scientist 56: 52-63. 2. Mason GR. (1995) Environmental ...

8/12/2020 9:20:00 AM
Orlando Sentinel
School is back in session in parts of Central Florida, and many students are continuing with distance learning at home for the time being. Here are ideas for field trips to keep homeschooling ...

8/11/2020
BoatUS News
PROVIDENCE, R.I., August 11, 2020 – With the move to phase 2 of the Rhode Island Fiberglass Vessel Recycling (RIFVR) Pilot Program to address the disposal issue of recreational boats, project managers have released “Facing the Legacy: Lifecycle Solutions for Fiberglass Boats.” The short video shares the…

8/7/2020 4:01:00 PM
YAHOO!
For Trayvon Bromell, July 4 was an independence day. His first race as a rebuilt sprinter, more than four years after he first felt discomfort in his left heel. It was also much more than that.

8/7/2020 3:49:45 PM
NBC Sports on MSN.com
Exactly four years earlier, Bromell celebrated qualifying for his first Olympics at age 20. Three years after that, 364 days before the Showdown, Bromell left that Montverde track and had his coach ...

8/7/2020 3:49:00 PM
NBC Sports
Bromell, whose training base is Jacksonville, Fla., arrived in Montverde, off Lake Apopka just west of Orlando, for a meet called the Showdown in O-Town. Exactly four years earlier, Bromell ...

8/7/2020 9:12:00 AM
The Business Journals
The land deal is expected to close this fall.… The 65-acre development will sit on the shore of Lake Apopka.… The development will offer construction opportunities.… The developer has been ...

8/5/2020
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., August 5, 2020 - More first-time boat buyers are getting on the water this season than in summers past. Along with the boat, many new owners also find themselves shopping for boat insurance for the first time. What are the most basic things new boat owners should know about buying a boat policy? BoatUS…

8/1/2020 3:00:00 PM
The Southern Illinoisan
Other places on my bucket list include Badlands National Park and Big Bend National Park … just because they are there and I haven’t been. McGee Marsh Wildlife Area in Ohio ...

8/1/2020 11:37:00 AM
Daily Commercial
The top two vote-earners in the Primary race will proceed to the General Election ballot, unless one of them earns more than 50% of the vote. In that case, ...

7/31/2020 11:48:00 AM
News 13
Here’s what you should know about the Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive before you visit. 1. Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive is a 13-mile loop trail off Lake Apopka you can drive through. They just recently ...

7/28/2020
NWS
Water Resources Outlook (July 2020)

7/24/2020 11:45:00 AM
The Business Journals
BengeDevelopment is eyeing another mixed-use project in #Apopka. What do you think? #Orlando #localbusiness #businessnews #Florida @BengeDevelopmentCorporation @TonyBenge @CityofApopkaFL @GAIconsultan ...

7/24/2020 10:45:00 AM
The Business Journals
The 65-acre development will sit on the shore of Lake Apopka.… "As a technology cloud company, our services are in more need now," Manny Vivar said.… The developer aims to double or triple ...

7/24/2020 6:25:00 AM
Yahoo! News
It was just one of many moments witnessed that muggy Central Florida morning along the Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive. The 11-mile drive, which opened to the public in May 2015, gives visitors the chance ...

7/24/2020 6:11:09 AM
Orlando Sentinel on MSN.com
Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive is open and safe for families to visit while social distancing and enjoying nature from their own cars. Get some wildlife photography tips from veteran photographer Red ...

7/24/2020 1:07:00 AM
Orlando Sentinel
It was just one of many moments witnessed that muggy Central Florida morning along the Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive. The 11-mile drive, which opened to the public in May 2015, gives visitors the cha ...

7/23/2020 2:47:00 AM
Orlando Sentinel
As Floridians continue to practice social distancing, many are wondering: Where are good places to spread out and escape the crowds? Here are some suggestions in Central Florida.

7/22/2020
BoatUS News
SPRINGFIELD, Va., July 22, 2020 -- While a boat’s name can be as varied as the owner at the helm, certain themes do stick out, according to Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS). The national advocacy, services, and safety group has issued its annual list of Top 10 Boat Names, which it compiles from…

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