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...

Bass Pro Shops Donates 55,000 Fishing Rods And Reels To Keep...

By Cheryl Kehrmeyer Bass Pro Shops and Cabela's are proud of their mission to inspire everyone to love, enjoy and conserve the great outdoors, and...

Get The Dirt With Florida Yard Expert

Lynn Barber, Hillsborough County Extension Hurricanes have provided many of us with the ‘opportunity’ to prune our landscape plants; those not uprooted or destroyed. Under...

Reading The Landscape And Exploring Freshwater Regions Of Florida

Knowing the history and boundaries of an area you are exploring is very important in reading the landscape. The Hillsborough River flows 56 miles...

Fish Tales: February 2018

Photo Above: Capt. Travis Yaeckel shows off a nice tripletail caught in Tampa Bay. The cold weather has set in and Florida is having a...

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...

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...

Local County Parks Slated For Improvements This Summer

Enjoying Hillsborough County parks is high on the list for those who love spending time outdoors. To make the parks even better, sometimes parks...

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....