Author: Carol Cassels

Egmont Key is a Florida State Park and a National Wildlife Refuge! It's also on the National Register of Historic Places! It's an island at the mouth of Tampa Bay and since it lies within the Tampa Port shipping channel, is within Hillsborough County. It has...

One of the jewels of Pinellas County - Fort DeSoto County Park - provides peace, nature, and wonderful outdoor recreational opportunities. We have an amazing community of raptors making the park home and one pair has consistently beaten some pretty amazing odds by raising FOUR...

Why dump toxins all over your little piece of paradise? Give bad bugs the boot by hand-plucking or using non-toxic horticultural sprays and soaps. 95% of the world’s insects are either helpful or harmless. Learn to recognize good guys like ladybugs, assassin bugs and, yes, spiders!...

Tailpipe emissions from cars and trucks have a greater impact on the bay’s water quality than power plants. Consolidate your errands, share the ride, and drive smaller, fuel-efficient cars to keep our air and water clean. Tampa Bay Estuary Program research has shown that mobile sources...