All posts tagged conservation

What’s easier, turning off water indoors or outside?

Apparently, it’s more convenient for Florida residents to save water while brushing their teeth than to cut back on lawn irrigation, according to a new report from the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension report. 932 people deemed to be high-water users in Orlando, Tampa/Sarasota, and Miami/Fort Lauderdale were surveyed. Respondents…


April is Water Conservation Month

Outdoor water use typically accounts for up to 50 percent of water consumed by households. You can reduce your outdoor water consumption by taking a few simple steps. Download the Southwest Florida Water Management Districts‘ free six-page “Saving Water Outdoors” brochure, and learn more about water conservation.


July is Keep Florida Fishing Month!

Keep Florida Fishing advocates for clean waters, abundant fisheries, and access to both. Recreational fishing is important to Florida’s economy, supporting more than 123,000 jobs and generating $9.3 billion in economic activity. At more than 3 million strong, Florida anglers also are the financial force behind the state’s fisheries conservation efforts, providing $46.5 million annually…


Hillsborough restoring money to land-buying program

By Mike Salinero, Tampa Tribune Staff Source: Tampa Tribune, Published: September 10, 2015 Updated: September 10, 2015 at 09:10 PM TAMPA – Hillsborough County’s conservation lands program, which was practically bankrupt, is getting an infusion of money thanks to better-than-expected property tax revenues. County Administrator Mike Merrill amended his fiscal 2016 budget to include $15…


Temple Terrace CP : Recreation and Open Space Element

The Recreation and Open Space Element provides the City with opportunities to enhance recreation and open space areas while designating adequate and appropriately located recreational facilities to meet the needs of its citizens. Temple Terrace Recreation and Open Space Element

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