Category: Environment

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…

Speak up for preservation of Cone Ranch

ELAPP (the county’s Environmental Lands Acquisition & Protection Program) is re-evaluating Cone Ranch for preservation. It was approved for conservation long ago, but was not ranked among the “class A” priorities for acquisition, largely because i…

Battle to save Egmont Key

Saturday’s Tribune carries a passionate call to arms asking citizens to help save Egmont Key. Bay Soundings editor Mary Kelly Hoppe writes, “It’s time to call in the cavalry. Deliberations in Tallahassee may seal...

Vote yes for ELAPP

Way down at the bottom of your ballot is a Hillsborough County referendum on ELAPP. The main challenge facing this referendum is simply that many voters don’t know what ELAPP is. A recent poll...