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FWC To Conduct Aerial Spray Of Herbicide On Orange Lake

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will be conducting an aerial spray of herbicide on Orange Lake on Friday to balance the lake's habitat by eliminating excess willow trees. The trees currently add up to double what is ideal for the Orange Lake environment, and stop the lake from having more diverse vegetation.

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Residents reflect on reasons for low lake levels

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 reached such a low point. [audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/FPOrangeLake2.mp3]

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