Tag Archives: Orange Lake

Orange Lake Levels Rising for First Time in More Than a Decade

By on April 11th, 2014 | Last updated: April 11, 2014 at 5:18 pm

After years of drought, this year’s rainfall has restored Orange Lake’s water levels.

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As More Come Home, Orange Lake Veterans Welcome Those From All Wars

By on November 10th, 2013 | Last updated: November 7, 2013 at 3:28 pm

Frank Brown still recalls what it was like trying to enroll in college after returning home from Vietnam. It wasn’t easy. Many years later, he’s among a group of Orange Lake veterans who try to be more welcoming to a new generation of returning soldiers.

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FWC Plans To Use Herbicides To Get Rid Of Orange Lake Weed Problem

By on October 19th, 2013 | Last updated: October 21, 2013 at 4:05 pm

Low water levels in Orange Lake are revealing weeds that are stopping boat traffic. A potential applied herbicide could kill the weeds at the surface level and below, however there is much debate about the proper removal.

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Cross Creek Area Businesses Hurting From Low Lake Levels

By and on September 20th, 2013 | Last updated: September 23, 2013 at 8:30 am

Low water levels at Orange and Lochloosa Lakes have been causing severe problems for local businesses that rely on fishing tourism.

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Marion County archeological discovery soon to be on display

By on July 9th, 2012 | Last updated: December 7, 2012 at 9:41 pm

One of the world’s top 10 discoveries for 2012 found by a Marion County Archaeologist on Spanish explorer Hernando De Soto’s  journey through the Southeastern United States will soon be on display at the Appleton Museum of Art.  The discovery was made by American [...]

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Residents reflect on reasons for low lake levels

By on April 24th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:27 am

Orange Lake’s water levels have reached their lowest in more than a decade, hurting businesses, governments and residents who live around it. In the second part of his series, Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Chip Skambis reports on how exactly the lake has [...]

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