Water Conservation during the Rainy Season

Water Conservation during the Rainy Season

Those who live in Florida know the drill for the hurricane season. Stock up on medications, gas, water and cash. Keep a three-day supply of everything you need handy in case the power goes out. Although water conservation is not part of our normal rainy season...

Water Conservation during the Rainy Season

Water Conservation during the Rainy Season   Those who live in Florida know the drill for the hurricane season. Stock up on medications, gas, water and cash. Keep a three-day supply of everything you need handy in case the power goes out. Although water...

Five Ways to Help Protect Sea Turtles and Hatchlings

Florida Department of Environmental Protection (850) 245-2118 www.dep.state.fl.us [clear] Five Ways to Help Protect Sea Turtles and Hatchlings Kathalyn Gaither With sea turtle nesting season upon us, it’s important to provide a safe place so these magnificent...

Pollution Prevention – It’s Up to Us

Florida Department of Environmental Protection (850) 245-2118 www.dep.state.fl.us [clear] Pollution Prevention – It’s Up to Us Lawn sprinklers soaking the driveway. Yard waste blown in the street. These everyday events seem harmless, yet can add up to significant...

Ways to Stay Fit Exploring Florida’s Great Outdoors

Florida Department of Environmental Protection (850) 245-2118 www.dep.state.fl.us [clear] Ways to Stay Fit Exploring Florida’s Great Outdoors As 2017 gets underway, it’s a great time to focus on a healthier lifestyle. Luckily, living in Florida is like having...

Florida’s air quality ranks among the nation’s best

Florida Department of Environmental Protection (850) 245-2118 www.dep.state.fl.us [clear] Florida’s air quality ranks among the nation’s best Florida’s air quality ranks among the nation’s best even as the state’s population continues to grow. According to the 2016...

Recycling Makes Good Sense for Businesses

Florida Department of Environmental Protection (850) 245-2118 www.dep.state.fl.us [clear] Recycling Makes Good Sense for Businesses Many businesses recognize that recycling is good for their bottom line as well as the environment. A strong recycling program can reduce...

Sewer Overflows During Extreme Rain Events Can Be Prevented

Florida Department of Environmental Protection (850) 245-2118 www.dep.state.fl.us [clear] Sewer Overflows During Extreme Rain Events Can Be Prevented Most Pinellas County residents are aware that Hurricane Hermine brought large volumes of rain water to the Tampa Bay...

Park Volunteers Help Preserve Florida’s Heritage

Florida Department of Environmental Protection (850) 245-2118 www.dep.state.fl.us [clear] Park Volunteers Help Preserve Florida’s Heritage Every year, Florida’s state parks and trails attract millions of visitors. They return again and again, drawn by the beauty and...

A View of the Mangroves

Florida Department of Environmental Protection (850) 245-2118 www.dep.state.fl.us [clear]   A View of the Mangroves As the sun rises on the mangrove forest, egrets rustle from their roosts to take flight while the caws of blue herons break the morning silence....