ONP In The News


Oakland Nature Preserve signals hope for ailing Lake Apopka

Oakland Nature Preserve's boardwalk to Lake Apopka is a museum of conflict between native and exotic plants...

Kevin SpearContact Reporter
Orlando Sentinel

Oakland Nature Preserve

Oakland Nature Preserve offers a few miles of upland trails and a long boardwalk to Lake Apopka.

George Skene
Orlando Sentinel

My favorite thing: The hidden secrets of the West Orange Trail

Hikers can set off from Killarney Station and walk a few miles east to Oakland Nature Preserve's lush boardwalk that leads to one of Florida's largest lakes — Lake Apopka.

Mary ShanklinContact Reporter
Orlando Sentinel

Summer Camp Uses Beetles To Combat Weed

Kids at Oakland Nature Preserve summer camp engage in an educational conservation project using beetles to combat the widespread growth of an invasive weed called the air-potato vine.

Gabby Baquero, Staff Writer
Orange Observer

Inaugural Night at the Preserve

Officials from Oakland, ONP and Friends of Lake Apopka welcomed the community to a fundraiser with flair.

Zak Kerr, Staff Writer/Reporter
Orange Observer