Tagged: Little Manatee River

Will Hillsborough county allow this?

Will county allow sewage dumping on the Little Manatee River? Let’s say NO!

Chris’s Plumbing Service is asking Hillsborough County to let them dump human excrement, commercial sludge, and restaurant grease on the banks of the Little Manatee River’s wetlands. 50,000 gallons a day (!!!) — 600 tons a year (!!!) of “biosolids & sludge” on a site that sits on the Little Manatee River system, with wetlands that flow right into the river. Here are 3 things you can do to help block this attempt to pollute this amazingly pristine river, which is designated an Outstanding Florida Water.

Victory at Mill Bayou!

We won! We protected the Little Manatee River and her wildlife from a developer who wanted to bulldoze hundreds of native trees just to build 8 houses on a skinny mangrove-lined spit in the middle of the river at Mill Bayou, and let the new McMans…

NEW INFO: Wimauma Sprawl + Mill Bayou

New Hearing Date for Wimauma Sprawl, Part 2: The preliminary zoning hearing for the Wimauma Sprawl Project, Part 2, has been postponed to: Monday, June 14, 6:00 p.m. County Center, 2nd floor, 601 E. Kennedy Blvd. See orange parcel on map, plus mor…

Clean up Marsh Creek this Saturday

Help Clean up Marsh Creek Saturday, Sept. 19, 8:00 a.m. – noon Ruskin Commongood Park, 121 1st Ave NW, Ruskin Marsh Creek, a vital tributary of the Little Manatee River, is an important nursery ground for many of the fish we love to see in Tampa B…