Christmas Heat and Cool Projects for the New Year
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Christmas Heat and Cool Projects for the New Year

by Dell deChant Tampa recorded a record-high temperature for Christmas Day this year — 86…

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Pasco EcoFest this Weekend!
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Pasco EcoFest this Weekend!

A local Pasco “Ecology” event takes places this weekend, called the annual “Pasco EcoFest.” This…

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“Grand Gardens” to Host Grand Opening on November 7th, 2-4 PM
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“Grand Gardens” to Host Grand Opening on November 7th, 2-4 PM

NEW PORT RICHEY, FL (Oct. 26, 2015) – Members and participants of the community and…

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New Community Garden Opens on Grand Boulevard
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New Community Garden Opens on Grand Boulevard

Residents and representatives from local farm to table food groups, including Friendship Farms & Fare, Nature Coast…

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Pasco Pushes ‘Buy One Get One’ Tire Recycling Event
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Pasco Pushes ‘Buy One Get One’ Tire Recycling Event

NEW PORT RICHEY, FL – Pasco County Board of County Commissioners is partnering with Keep…

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Bay Trees Die as Laurel Wilt Moves In
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Bay Trees Die as Laurel Wilt Moves In

Laurel Wilt, Bay Tree Deaths: Surprising Losses in New Port Richey Dell deChant Chair, Environmental…

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NPR Announces Cotee River Cleanup – September 19th
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NPR Announces Cotee River Cleanup – September 19th

New Port Richey, Florida –The New Port Richey Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting…

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Citizen Protests Removal of Sims Park Hickory Trees
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Citizen Protests Removal of Sims Park Hickory Trees

NewsPortRichey received a complaint Wednesday that contractors had spray painted red “X”s on three Hickory…

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Mosquito Fogging Fallout: Neighbor Collaboration
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Mosquito Fogging Fallout: Neighbor Collaboration

Mosquito Fogging Fallout II June 25, 2015, 10:00 PM Report This is a follow up…

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Green Commerce Association Forms, Holds First Meeting
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Green Commerce Association Forms, Holds First Meeting

NEW PORT RICHEY, FL (June 1, 2015) – The general public and the media are…

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Heavy Rains Cause Flooding, Disabled Vehicles, Power Outages
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Heavy Rains Cause Flooding, Disabled Vehicles, Power Outages

More than two inches of rain fell in New Port Richey Tuesday night, causing moderate flooding in…

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Food Policy Council Formed in Pasco
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Food Policy Council Formed in Pasco

Pasco Commissioners unanimously approved the creation of a “Food Policy Advisory Council” on Tuesday. Commissioners discussed…

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Recycling Center Moved to Port Richey
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Recycling Center Moved to Port Richey

Pasco County has decided to move the recycling center located on Pine Hill Road to…

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City’s Environmental Committee Urban Farms Film Event a Success
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City’s Environmental Committee Urban Farms Film Event a Success

NEW PORT RICHEY (April 30, 2015) – The City of New Port Richey’s Environmental Committee…

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Large Rain Totals Bring Pithlachascotee River Into Flood
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Large Rain Totals Bring Pithlachascotee River Into Flood

Higher than normal rain totals for early 2015 have brought the levels of the Cotee…

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Gulf Middle Students Celebrate Earth Day in Local Community Gardens
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Gulf Middle Students Celebrate Earth Day in Local Community Gardens

New Port Richey, FL – April 23 – Students from Gulf Middle School made a…

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City’s Environmental Committee to Present Film on Urban Farming
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City’s Environmental Committee to Present Film on Urban Farming

NEW PORT RICHEY (April 16, 2015) – The City of New Port Richey’s Environmental Committee…

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Farm Report – October 27th, 2014
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Farm Report – October 27th, 2014

Week of October 27, 2014 Abbreviated Weekly Farm Report From Friendship Farms & Fare http://www.fffsite.org/…

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Farm Report – Oct 20th 2014
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Farm Report – Oct 20th 2014

Week of October 20, 2014 Abbreviated Weekly Farm Report From Friendship Farms & Fare http://www.fffsite.org/…

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USF Students Learn to Harvest in Local NPR Gardens
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USF Students Learn to Harvest in Local NPR Gardens

Dirt was flying this Sunday as USF students visited Friendship Farm & Fare’s “South Garden”…

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Pasco Ecofest Returns this November
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Pasco Ecofest Returns this November

Column: Sustainability part of a smart growth plan for New Port Richey
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Column: Sustainability part of a smart growth plan for New Port Richey

The city of New Port Richey’s Environmental Committee wants to substantially improve the local ecology,…

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Ecology Florida: Water Bottles — One Use Commodities We Do Not Need
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Ecology Florida: Water Bottles — One Use Commodities We Do Not Need

In an editorial released by Ecology Florida this week, the organization discusses water bottles and…

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Manatees May Lose Protected Status
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Manatees May Lose Protected Status

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is reviewing whether the manatee should be reclassified as…

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USF Ranked 7th in Nation on Sustainable Schools List
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USF Ranked 7th in Nation on Sustainable Schools List

USF Beats Ivies, UF and FSU: USF Ranked 7th in Nation on Sustainable Schools List Feature…

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Ecology Florida: Professor Chanton’s Message to Gov. Scott on Climate Change
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Ecology Florida: Professor Chanton’s Message to Gov. Scott on Climate Change

A recent feature in Ecology Florida News reported on an offer from ten climate-change specialists…

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Ecology Florida: Professionals Offer Assistance to Gov. Scott on Climate Change
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Ecology Florida: Professionals Offer Assistance to Gov. Scott on Climate Change

Ecology Florida in an editorial looking into the response of Florida’s leading scholars to Governor…

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Florida Southern Black Racer preys on Cuban Tree Frog (Images/Video)
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Florida Southern Black Racer preys on Cuban Tree Frog (Images/Video)

A common snake in Florida, the Southern Black Racer often preys on lizards, frogs, and other…

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OPINION: Ecology Florida – New Toxins and GMOs Headed Our Way
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OPINION: Ecology Florida – New Toxins and GMOs Headed Our Way

Burrowing Owl Caught in Hair Weave
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Burrowing Owl Caught in Hair Weave

In another series of events indicative of how humans affect the ecology around us, a…

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