Lake County to roll out new curbside collection service on Oct. 6
Lake County is rolling out its new residential curbside garbage collection system on Monday, Oct. 6 and shifting to a “1-1-1” service consisting of once-per-week trash, one-per-week recycling and once-per-week yard waste pick-up. As part of the new program, all residents in unincorporated areas of the county who currently receive collection services from the county are being issued free trash and recycling carts, which all residents will be required to use beginning the week of Oct. 6.
September 22, 2014
Wings & Wildflowers Festival welcomes international birding expert and TV host James Currie
The 3rd Annual Wings & Wildflowers Festival, to be held Oct. 3-5 at Venetian Gardens, 201 E. Dixie Ave., Leesburg, is bringing some of the nation’s top birding, wildflower and nature experts to Lake County to share their knowledge. A surprise addition to this year’s festival’s lineup is James Currie, internationally acclaimed birder and the host of the Nikon’s Birding Adventures TV show.
September 19, 2014
Household hazardous waste and medications to be collected Sept. 25 in Clermont
The Lake County Solid Waste Division, in partnership with the Lake County Sheriff’s Office, is encouraging Lake County residents to dispose of unwanted household hazardous materials and medications in a safe and environmentally conscious way at an upcoming collection event.
September 16, 2014
Lake County Animal Services to host ‘Tail Waggin’ Tailgate Adoption Blitz”
Put on your team jersey and gather up the whole family for Lake County Animal Services’ “Tail Waggin’ Tailgate Adoption Blitz,” to be held from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 20. The event, to take place at the shelter, located at 28123 County Road 561, Tavares, will feature adoptable pets for $10, games, free hotdogs, coleslaw, and kettle chips.
September 12, 2014
Parks & Trails offers 3 events for nature lovers
Lake County’s Parks & Trails Division is offering three opportunities in late September for nature lovers, bird watchers and hikers to get out and explore the county’s parks during free, guided tours.
September 12, 2014
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