Experience bird migration, wildflowers in bloom and more during Parks & Trails events in May
Before Florida’s rainy season arrives, May brings the last of spring’s migrant birds to Lake County as they move north toward their breeding grounds. At the same time, wildflowers bloom and both butterflies and dragonflies increase in number and diversity, making May an ideal month to get outdoors and explore Lake County’s parks, trails and recreational activities.
April 27, 2017
Lake County to forgive library card fines in exchange for food donations
The Lake County Library System will forgive library fines for overdue materials in exchange for canned food donations May 1-13 as part of the county’s Food for Fines initiative. The program seeks to help local food banks while offering library patrons an opportunity to have some library fines waived.
April 27, 2017
Lake County to host household hazardous waste collection events
Lake County Solid Waste is encouraging Lake County residents to dispose of toxic materials in a safe and environmentally sensitive way at upcoming Household Hazardous Waste Collection events. The county’s mobile collection unit will be on site from 9 a.m. – noon at the following locations:
April 26, 2017
Marsh Park & Boat Ramp improvements scheduled
Lake County Parks & Trails on April 24 will begin Phase II of improvements at Marsh Park & Boat Ramp, 36545 Yale Retreat Road, Eustis. The scheduled work, which includes improvements to the park’s internal exit road, paving additional parking areas and other minor work, is expected to last 30 days. During this time, one of two of the park’s exit roads will be closed to traffic and parking will be limited to the existing improved paved parking area near the ramp.
April 20, 2017
Lake County issues countywide burn ban
The Lake County Public Safety Department has issued a countywide burn ban due to extremely dry weather conditions increasing the probability of wildfires. In accordance with County Code 10.5-75, the ban prohibits all outdoor burning that has not been specifically permitted by the Florida Division of Forestry. This includes burning yard waste or building recreational fires.
April 17, 2017
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