southwest florida water management

Cockroach Bay Seeks Sanctuary Status

Although the name Cockroach Bay might not immediately seem like a place that you’d want to visit, it’s a haven for Florida sea life and serenity. Captain Gus Muench is passionate about persuading support in the community to protect this area by establishing an official “Cockroach Bay Sanctuary Authority.” “I lived in the Cockroach Bay […]

New Trails Planned in Lithia!

Lithia and its surrounding area residents will soon have one more place to enjoy the great outdoors that will include a wide variety of recreational opportunities. That’s because the Southwest Florida Water Management District’s Governing Board recently approved a land management plan for the Chito Branch Reserve in southeastern Hillsborough County located around the C.W. […]

New Docks Welcomed At Medard Park

Many agree that Edward Medard Park is one of the most popular freshwater fishing spots in Hillsborough County.  In order to welcome the summer season and to please the many visitors who come to fish and enjoy some boating, park officials were pleased to announce the completion of a number of projects the county has [...]