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Eleven Students Given Citizen Honors

The East Pasco Chamber Foundation in partnership with the Greater ZephyrhillsChamber of Commerce recognized eleven students from local Zephyrhills schools. Eleven Students Given Citizen Honors by East Pasco Chamber Foundation The students were honored as the Greater Zephyrhills Student Citizen of the Month for Month. The ceremony took place… Read More Read More

Temporary Partial Closure of Lake Townsen Park

Brooksville, FL – Hernando County Parks and Recreation is temporarily closing a portion of the entrance at Lake Townsen Park located at 28011 Lake Lindsey Rd., Brooksville, FL 34601 beginning Monday, September 25 for maintenance and improvements. The Park will remain open to the public during this time. For those… Read More Read More

Substantial Damage Estimates begin in Crystal River

Wednesday, September 20, 2023- Inspectors with City-contracted Atkins Services have begun inspections to assess substantial damage to structures.  These inspections, referred to as “SDEs” will take several weeks to complete.  Close to 95% of the City of Crystal River is in a special flood hazard area and participates in the… Read More Read More

UF/IFAS Pasco Extension upcoming October 2023 events

Attention: As of 03/01/2023 our Main Office (at Pasco Fairgrounds) address has changed. UF/IFAS Pasco Extension upcoming October 2023 events Please keep in mind that this update may take some time to update on the USPS, or other GPS systems. Our previous address was 36702 State Road 52, Dade City… Read More Read More

42,000+ Acres added to Florida Wildlife Corridor by Florida Cabinet

The Florida Cabinet has unanimously approved the protection of six (6) properties totaling 42,409 acres of wilderness and working lands within the Florida Wildlife Corridor. Today’s approvals underscore the unwavering commitment of our state leadership to protect Florida’s natural environment for generations to come. All the properties approved for acquisition… Read More Read More

October Hernando Audubon Events

October Hernando Audubon Events Hernando Audubon Meeting: Swallowtails to Skippers: the Butterflies of Hernando County. Don Fraser will discuss how to identify various species and provide life histories about their preferred habitats and distribution. The meeting will be held on October 26 at 7 p.m. at Brooksville Woman’s Club, 131… Read More Read More

Be BearWise® as bears become more active in fall

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) reminds residents and visitors that our state’s black bears are more active in search of food as autumn approaches. Be BearWise® as bears become more active in fall Following BearWise® practices can help prevent negative interactions… Read More Read More