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Happy Birthday Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive

Orange Audubon Society volunteers will be on the drive on Sunday, May 1st to share information on how to better identify birds along the drive, how to safely spot other wildlife, and about the lake restoration.

District closing Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive Friday

The closure is necessary for public safety to support the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) as it conducts hydrilla treatments of Lake Apopka.

A wet March relieves near drought conditions …

After a dry February, above-average rainfall throughout most of the region relieved signs of drought in the central and northern regions of the District as reported in the U.S. Drought Monitor.

Road closures at Lake Apopka North Shore begin on …

Construction will begin this week on the Lake Apopka North Shore to mitigate erosion damage caused when water is discharged from the canal or attached cells.

Less than an inch of rain in February triggers signs …

February brought well below-average rainfall to the region, with signs of drought showing in the central and northern region of the District as reported in the U.S. Drought Monitor.

Volunteer donations fund Lake Apopka project

Thanks to donations made to the Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive, the St. Johns River Water Management District and volunteers were able to provide a new resting place for both birds and humans alike.

Orange County well below average rainfall for January

January brought well below average rainfall to the region, with Orange County receiving 1.183 inches. The Districtwide total of 1.2 inches is less than half the average rainfall for January.

Orange County experiences 2.1 inches of rainfall in …

December brought average rainfall to the region with most of the activity occurring along the central coastline, with Orange County experiencing 2.1 inches.

Wild and Scenic: The importance of the Wekiva River

Everything we learn in monitoring the Wekiva River not only benefits its protection but builds on the body of science necessary to protect the other waterways throughout our state.

November rainfall above average due to rare Nor'easter

November brought above-average rainfall, with most of the activity occurring in the early part of the month (5th-6th) during a rare Nor'easter in Florida.
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