Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive featured at popular Orlando garden

first_img TAGSLake Apopka Wildlife DriveLeu Gardens Previous articleCookies & Milk with a Cop gaining momentumNext articleNew island-inspired restaurant to open in May Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Photos of Lake Apopka displayed at Leu Gardens Orlando may seem like an unlikely place to see Lake Apopka, but natural beauty knows no boundaries.Illustrating their love for the Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive, the LAWD Facebook group submitted 275 photos to the Harry P. Leu Gardens committee for display. Leu Gardens chose 31 of them and currently has them featured at the Garden House Gallery.The display runs until May 19th.Photo by Mary CarpenterThe Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive is a one-way 11-mile journey through an extraordinary wildlife habitat and restoration project gaining national attention as a huge destination for birders, wildlife enthusiasts, and nature lovers.The drive is open Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and federal holidays between sunrise and sunset. The Lake Apopka North Shore is a magnet for migrating, wintering, and resident birds, as well as habitat for alligators, bobcats, coyotes, otters, turtles, snakes, raccoons, opossums, and bears – all of which are featured in the photo display. There are over 360 bird species recorded – which is the highest identified bird diversity of any inland site in North America.Photo by John Guiseppi Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 Reply 1 COMMENT LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Mama Mia Leu Gardens is open 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m (the last admission is at 4:30PM) every day, closed December 25. Admission is $10.For details on the Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive Facebook group, go here.The feature photo of the bobcat is by Musa Awan. Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Please enter your name here The Anatomy of Fear Please enter your comment! You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here February 21, 2017 at 7:08 pm Awesome!last_img read more