Anne McKinney won the Adopt-a-Lake photo contest.

Adopt-a-Lake highlights Lake County’s waterbodies

The Adopt-a-Lake calendar, which includes submitted photos of waterbodies in Lake County, is back in publication for its 9th year. The top-scoring photograph of Lake Eustis was submitted by Anne McKinney and is featured on the calendar’s cover. It was chosen by voters from a narrowed down pool of 200 photos originally entered into the […]... Read More
Keep Me Under Your Wings, by Cleavy Davis, will be the cover photo of the 2017 Wings & Wildflowers Festival Calendar.

Wings & Wildflowers Festival calendars now available

TAVARES — Lake County Tourism is thrilled to announce the winners of the Wings & Wildflowers Festival Calendar Photo Contest.  “Keep Me Under Your Wings” a photo by Cleavy Davis depicting a sandhill crane chick, was selected as the top photo and will be featured on the cover of the 2017 festival calendar. Davis will receive […]... Read More
Wildlife Festival

Florida Wildlife Festival in Umatilla to celebrate native species

UMATILLA — Nature lovers are invited to learn about the Florida black bear and other native wildlife species during the 17th Annual Florida Wildlife Festival. The free festival, held in partnership with Lake County, the Umatilla Chamber of Commerce, the city of Umatilla, the U.S. Forest Service, Defenders of Wildlife, Florida Black Bear Scenic Byway […]... Read More
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PEAR Park’s Wildlife Watch Post is the area’s newest ecotourism destination

The Lake County Board of County Commissioners’ Parks & Trails Division announced the Wildlife Watch Post at the Palatlakaha Environmental and Agricultural Reserve (PEAR) Park – Wildlife Conservation Area as Lake County’s newest destination for birders, native plant enthusiasts and nature photographers.To help further promote ecotourism in the area, the county proudly opened the Wildlife […]... Read More