Monthly Archives: November 2014

Protections are in place to keep the manatees safe

APOLLO BEACH (FOX 13) – It normally starts this time of year: propelled by the drop in temperatures, manatees seeking warmth come by the dozens to the heated waters near the TECO power plant in Apollo Beach. “It’s interesting,” said … Continue reading

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ABWIG and the County protect the manatees

TAMPA — Cores, an adult female manatee that spent the past nine months recuperating at the Lowry Park Zoo, took the easy way back to the TECO warm-water discharge canal Tuesday: in a sling on a truck. Some people raised … Continue reading

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Apollo Beach Shoreline Restoration and Channel Dredging is Underway

The shoreline restoration and channel dredging project at the Apollo Beach Nature Preserve is underway.  The $1.525 million project is a cooperative partnership between the Hillsborough County Parks, Recreation and Conservation Department and the Apollo Beach Waterway Improvement Group, Inc., … Continue reading

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North Channel Marker #1

Green marker # 1 in the North Channel is missing.  Please let us know if you know anything about this.  Leave a message here or on our Facebook page.  ABWIG has permission from the Coast Guard to postpone reinstalling this … Continue reading

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