Our network

Urban Wildlife

Become a calendar county!

Become a calendar county!

Do you have spectacular pictures of your county's natural landscapes that you feel are calendar worthy? If so, you may want to submit them to the Florida Association of Counties for their 2014 calendar! 

According to the FAC, all interested parties are encouraged to send in scenic shots of their county's "Beautiful Roads & Trails" for consideration:

Pick Your Own Blueberries

Pick Your Own Blueberries

Lithia, FL -- Pick your own fresh blueberries with your family.

Matt and Laurie Moody of Moody Blues Farm (404 Cloverleaf Dr., Lithia) say blueberry picking is underway at their seven-acre farm.

The Moody's grow six varieties of berries including Winsor, Emerald, Abundance and Jewel.

The farm is open this weekend, April 27 and 28 from 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Pick your own organic berries for $8/pound, or if you prefer to eat rather than pick, you can purchase berries for $9/pound.

Volunteers needed at Highlands Hammock State Park

Volunteers needed at Highlands Hammock State Park

Highlands County, Florida-- The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s (FWC) Ridge Rangers Program and Highlands Hammock State Park are looking for volunteers to help restore scrub jay habitat at the park on Friday, April 26 and Saturday, April 27. Volunteers can sign up for one or both days.

R&R Ranch Fun Days

R&R Ranch Fun Days

Lithia, Florida -- Every Saturday and Sunday are R&R Ranch Fun Days.

From 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the barn, attendees can trail ride and learn about horses for $50 per day.

R&R Ranch is located at 9805 Bryant Rd.

Busch Gardens welcomes new baby rhino!

Busch Gardens welcomes new baby rhino!

Tampa, FL-- Busch Gardens Tampa Bay welcomed a baby white rhinoceros this past Tuesday!

Busch Gardens representatives tell us the female rhino was born on the 26-acre white rhino habitat on Busch Gardens’ Serengeti Plain. She weighed 140 pounds at the time of her birth, but is estimated to weigh between 3,500 and 4,000 pounds as an adult!

Check out more pictures of the baby here!