All posts tagged ELAPP

Enter the 2015 ELAPP Calendar Photo Contest

The Jan K. Platt Environmental Lands Acquisition and Protection Program’s (ELAPP) Calendar Photo Contest invites all photographers (amateurs and professionals of all ages) to unlock the many natural treasures hidden within more than 60 Hillsborough County’s nature preserves. All photos must be taken at a Hillsborough County ELAPP Site. View the list of all sites…


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…


Happy 25th Anniversary ELAPP!

The Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department of Hillsborough County celebrated the 25th anniversary of the Environmental Lands Acquisition and Protection Program, also known as ELAPP, on April 11th. A host of dignitaries attended the celebration, including former Governor Bob Martinez and former Hillsborough County Jan K. Platt, after whom the County’s ELAPP program has now…

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