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Horticulture program at Pinellas County Jail offers plants at an affordable price

Horticulture program at Pinellas County Jail offers plants at an affordable price

Pinellas County, Florida -- The Inmate Horticulture program at the Pinellas County Jail is a large plant and tree nursery accessible to the public. Inmates learn plant growing and landscaping skills. Citizens can purchase plants and trees at the complex during specified hours.

The Horticulture Program has been on site for inmates for several years and offers plant materials for sale to the public.

Upham Beach's Rocky Road

Upham Beach's Rocky Road

ST. Petersburg, Florida  – In 2006, the city installed five temporary tee groins on Upham Beach. The permit allowed these structures to stand until permanent rocks replaced them, but budget cuts postponed the rock installation and renourishment.

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Clearwater celebrates Arbor Day, free trees for residents

Clearwater celebrates Arbor Day, free trees for residents

Clearwater, Florida-- The City of Clearwater will celebrate Arbor Day Saturday, April 27.

It will last from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Public Service Complex, 1650 N. Arcturas Ave., with a ceremony and tree giveaway.

The Florida Division of Forestry will present the prestigious Tree City USA flag to Clearwater for the 31st. consecutive year.

Celebrate Earth Day by riding PSTA

Celebrate Earth Day by riding PSTA

Pinellas County, Florida -- Monday, April 22, 2013 is Earth Day and it’s never been easier to dump your car for the day and ride PSTA. Here’s how: 

Celebrate Earth Day with PSTA

Celebrate Earth Day with PSTA

Pinellas County, Florida -- What makes a diesel-electric hybrid bus so clean? Where does all of our trash really go? What are simple things that anyone can do to reduce pollution?

These are just some of the questions that will be answered at this Saturday’s Earth Care Event at the Allendale United Methodist Church, 3803 Haines Road North, St. Petersburg.

The event is on Saturday 20, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 

This free celebration of Mother Earth will feature a plethora of resources, activities and workshops including: 

Largo to host exciting Earth Day events

Largo to host exciting Earth Day events

Largo, Florida -- Join the city of Largo at the McGough Nature Park for this year's Spring Ecofest and Arbor Day Celebration.

On Saturday, April 20 from 11am-2pm, enjoy a variety of festivities including a free tree give-a-way, activities for kids, food and environmental exhibits. There's something for everyone to enjoy! All ages are welcome to attend this FREE environmentally-friendly event. For more information on the Ecofest and Arbor Day Celebration, call (727) 518-3047 or visit LargoNature.com.

Earth Day key chain giveaway

Earth Day key chain giveaway

Gulfport, Florida -- The city of Gulport will celebrate Earth Day by rewarding all those who using recycling bins.

Anyone who uses the recycling bins behind the Public Works office at the Neighborhood Center on Earth Day will receive a free City of Gulfport Dolphin Key Chain. 

The recycling bins are located at 1617 49th Street South. Residents must use them on Earth Day, Monday, April 22, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. to receive a key chain.