Explore Medard Park And Go Hiking With A Viking With Wyrd...

Colorfully dressed robbers with parrots on their shoulders descend on Hillsborough County every year, but Gasparilla is not the only entertainment option featuring invaders...

Fish Tales: December 2018

I think it's safe to say our Florida 'winter' is showing face. Over the last few weeks, we have been plagued with north winds...

Hillsborough County Encourages Hiking With Annual Spree

With the weather cooling off, December is the perfect time to enjoy Florida's great outdoors, and Hillsborough County recently launched its annual program to...

Sea Scouts Offer High Adventure Opportunities For Boy Scouts

"The Sea Scouts are the best kept secret in scouting," said Tom McMullen, Committee Chair of the local Sea Scouts. The program has been...

Get The Dirt: 2018 Community Water Wise Award Winners

The Community Water Wise Awards, sponsored by Tampa Bay Water, a regional municipal water provider, recognize individuals and businesses committed to conserving our water...

Get The Dirt With Florida Yard Expert

Attracting wildlife including pollinators is one of the nine principles of the Florida-Friendly LandscapingTM program. It is important that we choose landscape plants which...

Experts Offer Tips For Staying Safe During Florida Lightning Season

According to Daniel Noah, Warning Coordination Meteorologist with the National Weather Service, there are, on average, 1,170,979 flashes of lightning in Florida each year....

County Dedicates Renovated Paul Sanders Park

One of the Brandon area’s favorite parks received a face lift recently. The county celebrated the end of a two phase renovation project at...

Get The Dirt: Plants That Love Wet Feet

Our rainy season started about a month early this year. We can capitalize on this moisture by planting lovely perennials that like to have...

Florida Outdoors: Archbold Biological Station

The Archbold Biological Station (ABS) was established in 1941 by Richard Archbold when his sponsorship of zoological research in New Guinea was curtailed by...