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Ekker Preserve enters final stages

The vision of a recreated freshwater wetland and adjoining forest on Symmes Road is finally coming together.

Published on 08/18/10
Updated on 03/21/13
Ekker Preserve in final stages

The vision of a recreated freshwater wetland and adjoining forest on Symmes Road is finally coming together.

Published on 08/11/10
Updated on 07/11/13
Restoring freshwater wetlands

Just a stone's throw from a massive suburban housing development, heavy equipment drones across 23 acres, transforming a former fish farm into freshwater wetlands.

Published on 04/07/10
Updated on 03/20/13
Property becomes oasis for animals

Strolling through the pine flatwoods near Pete and Jeanie Johnson's old homestead off Symmes Road, the bustle of suburbia is nearly drowned out by the sounds of nature.

Published on 04/05/10
Updated on 03/20/13
Restoring freshwater wetlands

Just a stone's throw from a massive suburban housing development, heavy equipment drones across 23 acres, transforming a former fish farm into freshwater wetlands.

Published on 03/31/10
Updated on 03/20/13
Ex-fish farm becomes feeding ground for wading birds, other wildlife

Just a stone's throw from a massive suburban housing development, heavy equipment drones across 23 acres, transforming a former fish farm into freshwater wetlands.

Published on 03/25/10
Updated on 03/20/13
Beauty of area promoted in guide

Hillsborough County is working to help south county residents lure more visitors by promoting ecotourism in the area.

Published on 10/07/09
Updated on 03/23/13
Guide promotes ecotourism

Hillsborough County is working to help south county residents lure more visitors by promoting ecotourism in the area.

Published on 10/07/09
Updated on 03/23/13
Vance Vogel Park a finalist in Kellogg's field makeover contest

Vance Vogel Park, a well-used sports complex just east of Interstate 75, is one of 100 finalists in a national competition for a free athletic field makeover.

Published on 05/20/09
Updated on 03/22/13
South Shore park up for corporate-sponsored makeover cash

Vance Vogel Park, a well-used sports complex just east of Interstate 75, is one of 100 finalists in a national competition for a free athletic field makeover.

Published on 05/19/09
Updated on 03/22/13
County, state restoring wetlands in Gibsonton

An old fish farm on the shores of Bullfrog Creek is getting an environmental facelift.

Published on 05/13/09
Updated on 03/22/13
Vance Vogel needs votes to get free field makeover

Vance Vogel Park, a well-used county baseball complex just east of Interstate 75, is one of 100 finalists in a national competition for a free athletic field makeover.

Published on 05/08/09
Updated on 03/22/13
Relay For Life teams head to East Bay High

Hundreds of devoted cancer warriors will set up camp at East Bay High School on May 9 and 10 for the annual Relay For Life, an event expected to draw hundreds of participants and raise thousands of dollars.

Published on 04/29/09
Updated on 03/22/13
Therapist's Mission: Kids In Balance

The near-chaos is almost constant as Jennifer Leigh works for an hour to keep her group focused on the task at hand.

Published on 04/01/09
Updated on 07/09/13
Church Courts Wary Neighbors In Gibsonton

While some community members cast a wary eye, church officials who plan to open a new mission here say they are working to gain back trust.

Published on 03/11/09
Updated on 03/24/13