Lake Apopka News

6/25/2017 6:08:00 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 ...

6/25/2017 8:37:00 AM
Orlando Sentinel
With one end nestled on the shores of Lake Apopka and another brushing up against the posh haven of Windermere, Ocoee has wide appeal. Its Cherokee name differs from other towns in the area with roots in the Seminole tribe; Ocoee was named for a river in ...

6/23/2017 9:36:00 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 ...

6/17/2017 1:00:00 AM
wanderlustmarriage.com
There’s even yoga in the park Sunday mornings at 11am. Some other lakes we love visiting include Lake Lily and Lake Catherine in Maitland, Lake Apopka in Winter Garden and Lake Monroe in Sanford. Lake Lily hosts the Maitland Farmer’s Market every ...

6/14/2017 5:00:00 PM
www.tripadvisor.com
We've driven this trail every month of the year and seen something different every time! The birds - you lose count! We've seen birds, snakes, fish, alligators, fox, bear, and turtles. It's so nice to see so many creatures so close up and in their natural ...

6/14/2017 4:05:00 PM
apartments.com
Route 438 runs through here, connecting to nearby Lake Apopka as well as to Interstate 4, which leads into the city. While sidewalks do exist on main roads, they are lacking in other parts of town, and bike lanes are limited to Pine Hills Road, so walking ...

6/13/2017 5:00:00 PM
thefreelibrary.com
From November 1998 through early April 1999, a bird die-off occurred on the north shore of Lake Apopka, Florida. The deaths occurred on former farmlands that had been purchased to reduce nutrient run-off into the lake by the St. Johns River Water ...

6/12/2017 8:32:00 AM
Eater
First we take a 17-mile detour west to Winter Garden, a town of wide streets and wider lawns on the edge of Lake Apopka. It rose in Victorian brick in the late nineteenth century, along with the fortunes of the citrus barons. We check out Plant Street ...

6/10/2017 3:26:00 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 ...

6/10/2017 12:34:00 AM
The News & Observer
The priciest flights are $355 per adult and fly guests over Lake Apopka and Windermere as well as the theme parks. Some promise views of Disney fireworks. Federal rules forbid flights over the Magic Kingdom, although tours can buzz over other Disney ...

6/10/2017 12:31:00 AM
Washington Times
The priciest flights are $355 per adult and fly guests over Lake Apopka and Windermere as well as the theme parks. Some promise views of Disney fireworks. Federal rules forbid flights over the Magic Kingdom, although tours can buzz over other Disney ...

6/10/2017 12:17:00 AM
The Miami Herald
The priciest flights are $355 per adult and fly guests over Lake Apopka and Windermere as well as the theme parks. Some promise views of Disney fireworks. Federal rules forbid flights over the Magic Kingdom, although tours can buzz over other Disney ...

6/9/2017 4:21:00 PM
Daily Commercial
By the 1940s, freshwater fish were harvested from Lake Okeechobee, Lake Monroe in Sanford, Lake Apopka, the St. John’s River at Green Cove Springs and Lake Panasoffkee. Stokes operated small fish houses manned by an employee who would purchase and ice ...

6/9/2017 2:32:00 PM
Orlando Sentinel
To the east near Lake Apopka, another 800 homes and a golf course are planned in a development called Bella Colina. For some city officials, the goal has been to navigate the growth to preserve a neighborly region open to bikers and walkers. Earlier this ...

6/9/2017 12:27:00 AM
www.facebook.com
The Apopka City Council voted 5-0 (through consent agenda) to approve an arrangement to create a birding site at the property known as the Hickerson parcel. 100's of wading birds gathered in a couple areas on the Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive 5/27/17.

6/8/2017 3:14:00 PM
Connecticut Post
The priciest flights are $355 per adult and fly guests over Lake Apopka and Windermere as well as the theme parks. Some promise views of Disney fireworks. Federal rules forbid flights over the Magic Kingdom, although tours can buzz over other Disney ...

6/7/2017 5:55:00 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 ...

6/7/2017 10:00:00 AM
Orlando Sentinel
Deputies were called around 8:30 p.m. May 29 after someone found Kimberly Renee East dead in the 900 block of McCormick Road, which is not far from Lake Apopka. No other details were released. Anyone with information is asked to call Crimeline at 407-423-8477.

6/6/2017
EPA
Organizations from across the country are seeking to partner with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to invest in their local economies and improve water infrastructure. EPA’s Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program received ‘letters of interest’ from prospective…

6/1/2017 3:31:00 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 ...

5/26/2017 4:51:00 PM
Daily Commercial
Outside of the groves and the cattle, the most visible of the local agricultural interests is arguably Long & Scott Farms, just north of Lake Apopka. The Long & Scott team are the last producers of Zellwood Corn, and Hank Scott is co-owner of the farm. "

5/20/2017 5:25:00 AM
Orlando Sentinel
The state Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services ponied up $5 million to do a project described as a “mini-NuRF,” so named for the bigger Nutrient Reduction Facility on the canal between filthy Lake Apopka in Orange County and scenic Lake ...

5/17/2017 2:55:00 PM
growthspotter.com
Located at 2210 and 1950 S. Binion Road at the intersection with Harmon Road and east of Lake Apopka, the project features 143 single-family home lots that will range from 60 to 75 feet in width. An estimated 23 lots on the western side will have ...

5/14/2017 4:29:00 AM
Daily Commercial
We first tackled the 20-mile Lake Apopka loop trail during the last weekend in March. We began with a 4-mile hike from the Green Mountain trailhead. Two weeks later we walked part of the Clay Island trail. There’s a loop trail that’s 7.2 miles long but ...

5/9/2017 10:00:00 PM
The Tampa Tribune
For decades, about a dozen farmers grew Zellwood corn in northwest Orange and Lake counties, nearly 20 square miles of ears drawing nourishment from the rich, marshy, mucky soil of nearby Lake Apopka. Zellwood was known all over as the corn capital of ...

5/6/2017 1:05:03 PM
visitflorida.com
Back in the ‘20s and ‘30s, Central Florida’s Lake Apopka – the state’s fourth-largest freshwater lake and the headwaters of the Ocklawaha River -- was considered a prize spot for sportfishing, attracting thousands of anglers, including ...

5/5/2017 7:47:00 PM
Orlando Sentinel
Lake Apopka restoration is funded at $2 million, and the Dr. Phillips Center for Performing Arts will get $3.9 million. Republicans angered by Orange-Osceola State Attorney Aramis Ayala's decision not to seek the death penalty cut her budget by $1.3 million.

5/5/2017 12:08:00 AM
thefishingwire.com
Location: Orange and Lake Counties. Description: Lake Apopka is the largest lake on the Harris Chain-of-Lakes, and one of the largest lakes in Central Florida. Throughout the 1940s, Lake Apopka was one of Florida's premier fishing attractions. With a ...

5/4/2017 11:22:00 AM
Politico
The budget also includes $50 million for springs restoration, $2 million for Lake Apopka restoration and $13.3 million for St. Johns River and Keystone Heights lake region projects, a priority of Sen. Rob Bradley, an appropriations subcommittee chairman.

5/3/2017 2:45:00 PM
SaintpetersBlog
“But it you look at the totality of our budget, and look at what we’re doing for Lake Okeechobee, the Everglades, springs, Lake Apopka, the St. Johns River, beaches … I believe you’re going to probably find there’s more money in this budget for ...

5/3/2017 1:11:00 PM
floridapolitics.com
“But it you look at the totality of our budget, and look at what we’re doing for Lake Okeechobee, the Everglades, springs, Lake Apopka, the St. Johns River, beaches … I believe you’re going to probably find there’s more money in this budget for ...

4/30/2017 2:58:00 PM
Orlando Sentinel
Several Central Florida projects are still in the mix for state funds. The Senate has $4 million for Lake Apopka restoration, but the House has nothing. UCF also would get $3 million for its College of Nursing school in the latest Senate proposal ...

4/29/2017 9:02:00 AM
The Ledger
"In order to do the things we need to do in South Florida, with the St. Johns River, all throughout the state, with Lake Apopka, tough choices had to be made," said Sen. Rob Bradley, the Fleming Island Republican who chairs the Senate's environmental ...

4/28/2017 7:26:00 PM
News 4 Jax
"In order to do the things we need to do in South Florida, with the St. Johns River, all throughout the state, with Lake Apopka, tough choices had to be made," said Sen. Rob Bradley, the Fleming Island Republican who chairs the Senate's environmental ...

4/25/2017 9:03:00 PM
St. Augustine Record
The law also directs $50 million a year for the state’s natural springs and $5 million each year for Lake Apopka. “If we do something above and beyond that, my vision would be that it comes either from (general revenue) or it comes from amending Legacy ...

4/24/2017 3:58:00 PM
News 4 Jax
The law also directs $50 million a year for the state's natural springs and $5 million each year for Lake Apopka. "If we do something above and beyond that, my vision would be that it comes either from (general revenue) or it comes from amending Legacy ...

4/23/2017 6:00:00 AM
FLORIDA TODAY
Newer muck and nutrient removal technology, called micro-bubble aeration, has been tested for 18 months to clean a part of Lake Apopka, northwest of Orlando. This technology uses small pumps and hoses to flood the water with very small air bubbles from ...

4/19/2017 7:34:00 PM
orangeobserver.com
attendees will be given the chance to either mingle with present company or join an evening hike down the boardwalk to the shores of Lake Apopka to watch the sunset with a glass of champagne in hand. Because this year’s event is taking place slightly ...

4/17/2017 9:56:00 AM
Orlando Sentinel
Other projects still alive in the budget for Central Florida include: $5 million to clean up Lake Apopka; $500,000 to eliminate septic tanks in Casselberry; $1 million for the revitalization of downtown St. Cloud; and $250,000 to help fund construction of ...

4/9/2017 2:59:00 AM
Daily Commercial
We tackled the Green Mountain Trailhead on the Lake Apopka Loop Trail two weeks ago and wholeheartedly gave it five sticks. On Saturday my brother Stan, 18 months my junior, decided to join the expedition with Greg and me. Three is a good number when ...

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