Lake Apopka News

12/10/2017
Roger Griffeth
Weiss Lake has a lot of property that touches the shoreline in Cherokee County. Are there restrictions on the use of this property? Who controls the land mass around the lake? When do you need a permit? All these questions are answered in my latest blog: "Weiss Lake Recreational Property".

12/7/2017 5:37:00 PM
FlaglerLive
another $64 million goes for a reservoir in the Everglades Agricultural Area south of Lake Okeechobee and $5 million goes to the St. Johns River Water Management District for projects dedicated to the restoration of Lake Apopka. But they have also used the ...

12/7/2017 10:13:00 AM
News 4 Jax
another $64 million goes for a reservoir in the Everglades Agricultural Area south of Lake Okeechobee and $5 million goes to the St. Johns River Water Management District for projects dedicated to the restoration of Lake Apopka. But they have also used the ...

12/5/2017 11:44:00 PM
thefishingwire.com
Although Lake Apopka still has a need for restoration, improving water quality has been observed. Growth rates for bass and crappie in Lake Apopka are among the highest in Florida. (Photo credit: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission) MAITLAND ...

12/4/2017 7:08:00 PM
orangeobserver.com
However, a local favorite – the 0.7-mile boardwalk built in 2004 that takes visitors through shaded wetlands and ends at a covered pavilion overlooking Lake Apopka – has remained inaccessible following Hurricane Irma’s destruction in early September.

12/1/2017 5:03:00 PM
apartments.com
But it is also a terrific place to go hiking or canoeing in Wekiwa Springs State Park, bird-watching along Lake Apopka's north shore, and boating and fishing at Lake Apopka. Settled in the 1850s, Apopka features some historic buildings, such as the Carroll ...

11/30/2017 2:47:00 PM
Orlando Sentinel
State wildlife experts poured thousands of baby largemouth bass Thursday into Lake Apopka, hoping to boost the sport fish population in the once-sickly lake. The tiny fish, known as fingerlings, quickly scattered in the olive-colored water, many darting ...

11/29/2017 10:34:00 AM
1059sunnyfm.radio.com
And I’ve seen numerous Bald Eagles in the Winter Garden area, around Lake Apopka (hopefully proving that it’s clean enough for tasty fishes!). In fact here’s one on a Norfolk Pine: Day before yesterday I saw two MORE big peacocks in Winter Garden so ...

11/28/2017 11:49:00 PM
thefishingwire.com
When: Thursday, Nov. 30, from 10 to 11 a.m. Where: The event will take place at the Winter Garden Boat ramp next to Tanner Hall (29 W. Garden Ave., Winter Garden) Why: Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission's (FWC) Division of Freshwater ...

11/27/2017 9:51:00 AM
Water World
improving water quality in Lake Apopka and the Wekiva springshed. Gasparilla Island: The Gasparilla Island reverse osmosis water treatment plant expansion project, funded in part by a $5 million Drinking Water State Revolving Fund (DWSRF) loan, expanded ...

11/20/2017 5:05:00 PM
apartments.com
But it is also a terrific place to go hiking or canoeing in Wekiwa Springs State Park, bird-watching along Lake Apopka's north shore, and boating and fishing at Lake Apopka. Settled in the 1850s, Apopka features some historic buildings, such as the Carroll ...

11/18/2017
Cathy Griffeth
Weiss Lake is getting a face lift. Read my blog at LakeWeissAlabama.com Real Estate Services

11/16/2017 2:27:00 PM
Orlando Sentinel
Jeanne Merrill’s shoulders slumped as she pulled up to the shuttered entrance of the Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive with an SUV filled with vacationing New Englanders eager to see alligators in their natural habitat. The gates were locked. A sign zip-tied to ...

11/16/2017
National Weather Service
Water Resources Outlook (November 2017)

11/14/2017
Cathy Griffeth
Pelicans arrive at Weiss Lake, by LakeWeissAlabama.com Real Estate Services. Take a minute to view the amazing video of American Pelicans stopping for a snack at Weiss Lake. Pelicans at Weiss Lake

11/12/2017 5:16:00 PM
apartments.com
But it is also a terrific place to go hiking or canoeing in Wekiwa Springs State Park, bird-watching along Lake Apopka's north shore, and boating and fishing at Lake Apopka. Settled in the 1850s, Apopka features some historic buildings, such as the Carroll ...

11/9/2017 2:40:00 PM
Orlando Sentinel
A corporation has applied for a zoning variance to build a seaplane base on Lake Apopka to accommodate privately and commercially operated seaplanes. It would provide storage, maintenance and fueling of the seaplanes. It would also rent powered ...

11/6/2017 4:03:00 PM
Sunshine State News
another $64 million for a reservoir in the Everglades Agricultural Area south of Lake Okeechobee and $5 million to the St. Johns River Water Management District for projects dedicated to the restoration of Lake Apopka. Bradley on Monday replaced Latvala as ...

11/3/2017 1:34:00 PM
Orlando Sentinel
And the association partnered with Legacy Custom Built Homes of Winter Park on the show’s perennial New American Home, a 6,553-square-foot house with no price tag and built on Bella Collina’s sloping hillsides next to Lake Apopka in Montverde.

10/25/2017 2:50:00 AM
Orlando Weekly
another $64 million for a reservoir in the Everglades Agricultural Area south of Lake Okeechobee and $5 million to the St. Johns River Water Management District for projects dedicated to the restoration of Lake Apopka. Environmental groups are battling the ...

10/24/2017 4:14:00 PM
News Herald
another $64 million for a reservoir in the Everglades Agricultural Area south of Lake Okeechobee and $5 million to the St. Johns River Water Management District for projects dedicated to the restoration of Lake Apopka. Environmental groups are battling the ...

10/24/2017
National Weather Service

10/23/2017 2:25:00 PM
Sun Sentinel
another $64 million for a reservoir in the Everglades Agricultural Area south of Lake Okeechobee and $5 million to the St. Johns River Water Management District for projects dedicated to the restoration of Lake Apopka. Environmental groups are battling the ...

10/23/2017 2:03:00 PM
News 4 Jax
another $64 million for a reservoir in the Everglades Agricultural Area south of Lake Okeechobee and $5 million to the St. Johns River Water Management District for projects dedicated to the restoration of Lake Apopka. Environmental groups are battling the ...

10/23/2017 4:05:00 AM
Orlando Sentinel
In a quiet area just north of State Road 50 near Clermont, a chemical company 37 years ago dumped pesticide-laced water into ponds that overflowed into a drainage canal connected to Lake Apopka. The toxic stew killed neighborhood dogs that unwittingly ...

10/20/2017 6:53:00 PM
Orlando Sentinel
The new head of the federal Environmental Protection Agency swears he’s going to get lingering environmental disasters called Superfund sites cleaned up for good and off the books. How cool for Central Florida, which has nine toxic catastrophes ...

10/20/2017 5:02:00 PM
apartments.com
But it is also a terrific place to go hiking or canoeing in Wekiwa Springs State Park, bird-watching along Lake Apopka's north shore, and boating and fishing at Lake Apopka. Settled in the 1850s, Apopka features some historic buildings, such as the Carroll ...

10/18/2017 2:16:00 PM
orangeobserver.com
Guests can sign up for one of five boat tours on Lake Apopka, take a historic hay ride tour, bid on silent auction items, enjoy live music and more. A yearly tradition of recognizing the town of Oakland’s history continues Saturday, Oct. 21, as the town ...

10/11/2017 5:13:00 PM
apartments.com
But it is also a terrific place to go hiking or canoeing in Wekiwa Springs State Park, bird-watching along Lake Apopka's north shore, and boating and fishing at Lake Apopka. Settled in the 1850s, Apopka features some historic buildings, such as the Carroll ...

10/10/2017 10:33:00 PM
Orlando Weekly
The Lake: A Documentary Exploring the Land and People of Lake Apopka, through Jan. 13, 2018, crealde.org, free If you go way, way back in Apopka history, you'll find Seminoles cultivated wild potatoes growing from the rich soil around the lake.

10/9/2017 9:03:00 PM
St. Augustine Record
another $64 million for a reservoir in the Everglades Agricultural Area south of Lake Okeechobee and $5 million to the St. Johns River Water Management District for projects dedicated to the restoration of Lake Apopka. The water management district would ...

10/9/2017 6:51:00 PM
apartments.com
And while the orange groves are (mostly) gone, there's still plenty to love about this "sweet" city. It is situated on Lake Apopka, just about 12 miles northwest of Downtown Orlando. Winter Garden is a beautiful suburb, containing a historic downtown ...

10/9/2017 2:03:00 PM
Gainesville Sun
another $64 million for a reservoir in the Everglades Agricultural Area south of Lake Okeechobee and $5 million to the St. Johns River Water Management District for projects dedicated to the restoration of Lake Apopka. The water management district would ...

10/9/2017 1:00:00 AM
News 4 Jax
another $64 million for a reservoir in the Everglades Agricultural Area south of Lake Okeechobee and $5 million to the St. Johns River Water Management District for projects dedicated to the restoration of Lake Apopka. The water management district would ...

10/4/2017 3:29:00 PM
Orlando Sentinel
That law commits the state each year to spending at least $200 million to restore the Everglades, $50 million to preserve the state’s endangered natural springs, and $5 million to continue the clean-up of Lake Apopka. Bradley also has introduced another ...

10/4/2017 12:14:00 PM
Daily Business Review
The law also directs $50 million a year for the state's natural springs and $5 million each year for Lake Apopka. Voters in 2014 approved a constitutional amendment that requires a portion of documentary-stamp tax revenues go to land and water conservation.

10/2/2017 3:03:00 PM
Southeast AGNET
The law also directs $50 million a year for the state’s natural springs and $5 million each year for Lake Apopka. Voters in 2014 approved a constitutional amendment that requires a portion of documentary-stamp tax revenues go to land and water conservation.

9/30/2017 4:29:00 PM
apartments.com
And while the orange groves are (mostly) gone, there's still plenty to love about this "sweet" city. It is situated on Lake Apopka, just about 12 miles northwest of Downtown Orlando. Winter Garden is a beautiful suburb, containing a historic downtown ...

9/26/2017
NWS Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook (September 2017)

9/20/2017 5:04:00 AM
Daily Commercial
The vendors will have activities for people of all ages. Guided hike set for Saturday Oklawaha Valley Audubon Society of Lake County is hosting a guided hike of Lake Apopka's North Shore and environs on Saturday. Lake Apopka is a premier birding area with ...

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