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County Offers Easy Online Reservation System For Park Amenities

With summer approaching, many families are thinking about reunions, group BBQs and wedding and baby showers. It is not always easy to find the...

Local Company Helps Clean Up Plant City Park For Global Campaign

The employees of the Plant City Division of Kerry, Inc., a privately held taste and nutrition company, have begun an environmental community project. On...

Fish Tales: January 2018

By Captain Travis Yaeckel Happy New Year! As the ball drops to mark a New Year, expect the temperatures to do the same. January and...

TECO Manatee Viewing Center Celebrates Awareness Month, Opens For 31st Season

By Sandy Meyer Tampa Electric’s (TECO) award-winning Manatee Viewing Center has opened its doors for its 31st season this month. Considering that November is also Manatee...

Stolen Kayaks Hurt Local Gem, Camp Bayou Nature Center & Preserve

Few places allow visitors to experience Florida’s natural beauty like Ruskin’s hidden gem, Camp Bayou. Located on 160 acres of untouched habitat from wetlands...

Get The Dirt With Florida Yard Expert: Tips To Protect...

Lynn Barber, Hillsborough County Extension Plant the right plant in the right place. Plant what grows in our zone, 9B. Order a free copy of...

County Boat Ramps Receive Face Lifts

Many of the more than 40,000 registered boat owners in Hillsborough County use county maintained ramps to access the beautiful water that surrounds Tampa....

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....

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...

Fish Tales With Captain Travis Yaeckel: June 2018

The heat is here! As we transition into summer, expect to adjust your targeted species, fishing patterns, and techniques. For the most part, bay...