The low growl, grunt and bark of alligators call out in the morning.
Home of alligators, herons, ospreys, egrets and eagles, Lake Apopka is Florida's fourth-largest lake.
Conservation and restoration efforts for the lake began with the 1996 Lake Apopka Restoration Act. The lake is still far away from its former glory, the restoration more complicated than originally envisioned.
More information about Lake Apopka can be found at the Friends of Lake Apopka website: fola.org.
At the end of the pier, a lake is slowly reborn
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