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 Rogers Park Golf Course and the Hillborough River from above. - Julie Branaman
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Sustainability

Sustainability
Sustainability
The green movement is alive and well in the Tampa Bay region with builders scrambling to obtain LEED certifications and cities passing ordinances requiring construction meet new environmentally friendly specs. Among those leading local efforts: Earth Charter and the Urban Charrette. Recognition for Best Practices by Sustainable Florida include Hillsborough Community College for its South Shore Center and the City of St. Petersburg for its Green City Initiative. 

Sustainability Features

Aquaponics Brings Fish To Farm To Table In Tampa

Urban gardens are springing up in small yards and large pots, on balconies and even vacant lots in the most unlikely neighborhoods across the nation. Now, a new home-sized system that merges aquaculture and agriculture has placed Central Florida at the center of the global sustainability movement.

Gasparilla Music Festival Makes Environmental Sustainability A Priority

The two-day Gasparilla Music Festival in Tampa is seeking to lessen its impacts on the environment through carbon and waste reduction, including a free bicycle valet service and waste recycling and reuse.

Let's Talk Transit And How To Pay For It

"Tampa Bay Mobility: Mapping The Economics of Transit'' will be the focus of 83 Degrees Media's next "Not Your Average Speakers'' event March 12 at Nova 535 near downtown St. Petersburg. Join the conversation. Get engaged!

Setting The Scene For Pinellas Ballot Initiative On Transit

Just as the Penny For Pinellas effort years ago helped move the county forward in road construction and maintenance, advocates for a one cent sales tax increase see Greenlight Pinellas as part of the solution to the Tampa Bay region's traffic congestion.

Fly Tribes Startup Envisions Global Sustainability For Natives

A University of South Florida graduate student originally from Colombia creates a company that aims to help save both indigenous tribes and the environment.
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