Lake Apopka News

11/1/2018 11:07:00 AM
Orlando Sentinel
A replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., is visiting Lady Lake and will move to Apopka next week. The traveling memorial arrived Thursday in Lady Lake, heralded by a Facebook an...

10/31/2018 1:46:00 PM
West Orange Times
Bicyclists can take the 40-mile trip around the lake or opt for shorter routes of eight, 16 and 32 miles — but all of them will showcase the restoration efforts taking place. Do you like to ride your ...

10/17/2018 2:16:00 AM
ScienceBlog
Scientists observed many of the negative effects of estrogen-mimicking contaminants on the reproductive system of female alligators living in Lake Apopka, a 50-square-mile lake northwest of Orlando, F...

10/9/2018 9:44:00 PM
News 6 WKMG
E. Allen Stewart, an environmental engineer, said Abernethy may be right. Stewart said the 33,000-acre Lake Apopka is real-life proof “to what can happen with loss of biodiversity.” “If there are no a...

10/7/2018 4:21:00 AM
Orlando Sentinel
21st Oakland Heritage & Wildlife Festival, Oct. 20, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Speer Park, 331 N. Tubb St. Learn about the cultural and natural history of the Lake Apopka basin and the Oakland Nature Preserve ...

9/27/2018 7:59:00 PM
West Orange Times
In one video piece, called “Untitled (rhombus: above Lake Apopka North Shore),” Sabur stands on one of the highest points in Florida: Sugarloaf Mountain in Lake County off the shore of Lake Apopka. An ...

9/27/2018 6:23:00 AM
The Business Journals
"It's an iconic community with distinctive architecture, nearly a mile of frontage on Lake Apopka and onsite access to the West Orange Trail, providing a short walk or bike ride to the City of Winter ...

9/27/2018 3:58:00 AM
The Business Journals
Landeavor and Walton Street's WSLD Oakland Park Land LLC were the buyers, and Charlotte-based Crescent Communities' Lake Apopka 2012 LLC was the seller, according to Orange County records. Adam Lorry, ...

9/26/2018 10:58:00 AM
The Business Journals
Landeavor and Walton Street's WSLD Oakland Park Land LLC were the buyers, and Charlotte-based Crescent Communities' Lake Apopka 2012 LLC was the seller, according to Orange County records. Adam Lorry, ...

9/19/2018 10:05:00 PM
Fabius Maximus website
In the 1990s, for instance, scientists reported that male alligators from Florida’s Lake Apopka, which was fouled by a brew of hormone-mimicking chemicals, had shrunken genitalia and reduced ...

9/18/2018 1:35:00 PM
Orlando Sentinel
Signs will be posted at county-owned boat ramps on the St. Johns River, Lake Apopka, Lake Conway, Lake Down and Lake Palmer at R.D. Keene Park near Windermere. County authorities said wake-making boat...

9/7/2018 12:40:00 PM
Orlando Sentinel
With this summer’s rains, Lake Jesup’s legacy isn’t immediately apparent. But it rivals Lake Apopka as a travesty. “I watched it die,” King said. Kevin Spear / Orlando Sentinel Robert King, advocate o...

9/7/2018 8:00:00 AM
CleanTechnica
In the Lake Apopka region of Florida, a typical August day might yield a high temperature of 92 degrees F, a heat made all the worse by the stifling humidity. The weather is bad enough for office ...

9/7/2018 2:48:00 AM
Orlando Sentinel
With this summer’s rains, Lake Jesup’s legacy isn’t immediately apparent. But it rivals Lake Apopka as a travesty. “I watched it die,” King said. Kevin Spear / Orlando Sentinel Robert King, advocate o...

9/1/2018 4:50:00 PM
Quartz
In the Lake Apopka region of Florida, a typical August day might yield a high temperature of 92F, a heat made all the worse by the stifling humidity. The weather is bad enough for office workers ...

9/1/2018 2:18:00 AM
Quartz
In the Lake Apopka region of Florida, a typical August day might yield a high temperature of 92F, a heat made all the worse by the stifling humidity. The weather is bad enough for office workers ...

8/27/2018 10:57:00 AM
ThinkProgress
“I don’t think they care, to tell the truth, I really don’t think they care,” says Linda Lee as she sits in front of her small house near the sprawling Lake Apopka, just northwest of Orlando. A former ...

8/24/2018 10:34:00 AM
Orlando Sentinel
On a quiet morning, you can find Florida Scrub-jays, Great Egrets and ospreys. The Lake Apopka North Shore, a 50,000 acre ecosystem, is home to more than 360 species of birds. It’s directly in the mid...

8/24/2018 7:39:00 AM
Orlando Sentinel
and destinations like Mead Botanical Garden or the Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive. Nationally, more than 45 million people watch birds around their homes and away from home, with a total annual economic i...

8/23/2018 5:00:00 AM
The Business Journals
Nature lovers will relish the opportunity to explore the area’s abundant nature reserves, including Ocala National Forest, Green Swamp Wilderness Preserve and Lake Apopka. KB Home will host a grand op...

8/22/2018 7:41:00 PM
News 6 WKMG
ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - When Joe Dunn, acting president of the advocacy group Friends of Lake Apopka, built his home on the south end of Lake Apopka three years ago, the water did not look good. "People ...

8/22/2018 3:00:00 AM
The Atlantic
In Lake Apopka, Florida, members of the Farmworker Association of Florida are mobilizing after a recent study indicated that the virtually all-Latino population of farmworkers in the area faces regula...

8/15/2018 6:02:00 PM
Citrus County Chronicle Online
Inverness has the constant growth in and around Lake Apopka of exceptional parks and recreational areas easily connecting to the historic downtown district. And what does Homosassa have, other than a ...

8/9/2018 5:41:00 AM
Orlando Sentinel
The agency has released few details, and deputies have not explained how Tweedy arrived at the relatively remote site under a State Road 429 overpass, about a mile from the entrance of the Lake Apopka ...

8/7/2018 4:19:00 PM
WESH
85 DEGREES. WIND IS OUT OF THE EAST AT SEVEN MILES AN HOUR. TAKE A LOOK NOW THE LIVE RADAR AND THERE IS WHAT WE HAVE GOING ON, A COUPLE SHOWERS OFF TOWARDS LAKE APOPKA. A LONG BEFORE 29, THERE IS -- B...

8/7/2018 2:25:00 PM
Orlando Sentinel
Hardee did not expound on his change of heart. The position, which requires specific knowledge, had previously been held by Jim Thomas, founder of the Friends of Lake Apopka who helped create the Oakl...

8/6/2018 3:07:00 PM
Orlando Sentinel
She pointed out the position has previously been held by Jim Thomas, founder of the Friends of Lake Apopka who helped create the Oakland Nature Preserve, and Peggy Cox, former president of Orange Audu...

8/6/2018 3:01:00 AM
Orlando Sentinel
Among them: Winter Garden, an African-American community in New Smyrna Beach, the Lake Apopka area and the historically black Hannibal Square neighborhood in Winter Park. “While I am still fascinated ...

7/29/2018 8:32:00 PM
Team Speed Kills
This time it was Rian Davis, who revealed his commitment to UGA on his Twitter account. Davis will come to Georgia from Apopka, Florida, located near Lake Apopka northwest of Orlando. As you might exp...

7/19/2018
Southeast River Forecast Center
Water Resources Outlook - July 2018

6/29/2018 3:13:00 AM
Orlando Sentinel
The Lake Apopka Restoration Area, bought by Florida Forever funds, is one of the state's premier birding areas. The Lake Apopka Restoration Area, bought by Florida Forever funds, is one of the state's premier birding areas. (Gary Green/Orlando Sentinel ...

6/25/2018 10:51:00 PM
International Business Times
The incident took place Sunday while the duo was walking near a lake. Landon Small was with his father, Keith, when he pointed out an alligator in Lake Apopka chewing up the smaller reptile. According to FOX35 Orlando, the larger gator was estimated to be ...

6/25/2018 9:10:00 PM
Space Coast Daily
ABOVE VIDEO: A father and son walking near Lake Apopka on Saturday were shocked to see an alligator devour another gator. (Video by Keith Small) (FOX 35) – A father and son walking near Lake Apopka on Saturday were shocked to see an alligator devour ...

6/25/2018 12:02:00 PM
Daily Mail
Keith Small and his son Landon were at the Lake Apopka nature reserve in Orange County on Saturday when they noticed the larger gator in the water with something in its mouth. They started filming before they realized the gator was chewing on one of its ...

6/25/2018 12:02:00 PM
Daily Mail
Keith Small and his son Landon were at the Lake Apopka nature reserve in Orange County on Saturday when they noticed the larger gator in the water with something in its mouth. They started filming before they realized the gator was chewing on one of its ...

6/23/2018 5:16:00 PM
Bay News 9
Spectrum News 13 viewer Keith Small and his son were visiting the Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive when they spotted a gator chomping down on another gator. The larger gator was seen thrashing with the smal...

6/18/2018 2:21:00 PM
Orlando Sentinel
Tweedy, 35, was found dead on Lust Road under a State Road 429 overpass June 7, about 2 ½ miles east of the Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive in northwest Orange County. Authorities don’t know or won’t say how she got there. The medical examiner’s office ...

6/8/2018 9:57:00 AM
Orlando Sentinel
Winter Garden has agreed to buy for $1.6 million three residential properties on the shore of Lake Apopka and meld them with two other city-owned parks, creating the largest recreation property on the lake’s southeast side. “This was a once-in-a ...

6/7/2018 1:45:00 PM
News 6 WKMG
APOPKA, Fla. - Detectives are investigating after an unidentified woman's body was found Thursday on an Apopka road, according to the Orange County Sheriff's Office. Deputies said the body of a white woman in her late 20s or early 30s was found around 8 a ...

6/7/2018 7:18:00 AM
Bay News 9
APOPKA, Fla.-- Deputies in Orange County are investigating the discovery of a woman's body Thursday morning on a rural road near Lake Apopka. The body was found before 8 a.m. on Lust Road and appears to be a white woman in her 30s, deputies said.

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