Environment

Helping Enrich Natural Resources: New Orange County Soil & Water Conservation Board Member

As a new member of the Orange County Soil and Water Conservation District Board, 24-year-old Raquel Lozano is raring to go. Born and raised...

Orange County Celebrates Earth Day with Volunteering and Debut of a New Water Quality Improvement Project

To celebrate Earth Day weekend, on April 20, 2019, Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings and Orange County District 6 Commissioner Victoria P. Siplin...

Orange County Commissioner Jennifer Thompson Hosts Community Celebration at Back to Nature Wildlife Refuge

Community celebrations are meant to bring residents and officials together to acknowledge projects that have either already been completed or are about to start....

Orange County Government Celebrates Building Safety Month with Weekly Events in May

In May, Orange County Government will observe Building Safety Month, in conjunction with the International Code Council (ICC) by hosting a series of events...

Normandy Shores Community Gets Fresh Facelift from Orange County’s Fixing Up the Neighborhood Program

Normandy Shores resident Lila Dascher, 67, has lived in her home for 18 years and has always taken pride in her Pine Hills community....

Orange County Accepts Sustainability Plan “Our Home for Life”

Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs and the Board of County Commissioners unanimously accepted the Orange County Sustainability Plan known as “Our Home for Life”...

Orange County Recognizes Volunteers on Earth Day

As a fitting tribute, Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs recognized participants in the environmental Volunteer and Internship Program (eVIP) on Earth Day at the...

Orange County Launches Environmental Advisories for Smart Phones

Orange County is introducing new environmental advisories through its OCFL Alert and OCFL 311 smart phone applications. Current advisories include road closures and weather...