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Lake Apopka

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  • Zellwood Corn Festival

    Zellwood Corn Festival
    Central Florida may not have the lock on sweet-corn production it once did, but for more than three decades Zellwood has rallied to celebrate our agricultural history. In the early '70s, the Zellwood Sweet Corn Festival was created by the Northwest Orange...
  • Horse trails: There are plenty of options in Florida

     
    The weather has been about picture-postcard perfect this week in Central Florida — at least today — which makes even a city slicker (moi) consider the notion of horseback riding as a fun Florida diversion. It was good timing, then, that I...
  • Frogs’ fatal forays

     
    It's a sad photo: A frog flattened on Binion Road near Lake Apopka. But even worse, the frog wasn't alone in its fate. According to a nearby resident, late Monday night “they were just hopping everywhere. There were tons of them.” Hundreds,...
  • Christmas bird tally: 163

     
    Colleague Kevin Spear brings us up-to-date on the annual Christmas bird count at Lake Apopka: This year's count was on the low side, with 163 species identified. Read Kevin's story and view a gallery of pictures....
  • Alligators' 'ferocious' immune system could lead to new medicines for people

    Alligators' 'ferocious' immune system could lead to new medicines for people
    The alligator's massive jaws and powerful tail mark it as a relic of the dinosaur age, a primitive creature that would appear to have little in common with humans. Yet scientists are studying aspects of alligator biology that could lead to new medical...