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Pristine Florida landscapes range from white sand beaches with rolling dunes to live oak hammocks with twisting, moss-draped branches. City, county and state parks help preserve the Tampa Bay area’s natural beauty.
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Earth Day Events 2009 In The Tampa Bay Area
Earth Day Events � There are a number of events planned in the Tampa Bay area to coincide with Earth Day 2009.

Weedon Island Preserve
Home of the Cultural and Natural History Center, Weedon Island Preserve features a 45-foot observation tower, 6,600 feet of ADA accessible boardwalk, more than 3 miles of hiking trails and a canoe launch and paddling trails.

Top 5 Outdoor Activities
Whether you enjoy hiking, biking, swimming, canoeing, kayaking or fishing, the Tampa Bay area offers plenty of outdoor recreational opportunities.

Protecting Tampa Bay
Pollution and progress conspired to nearly destroy the Tampa Bay estuary. Several organizations, with the help of community volunteers, are working to restore the bay and safeguard it from environmental tragedy.

July Events
Looking for something to do in Tampa Bay in July? Here's a list of things to do this month.

June Events 2011
Looking for something to do in Tampa Bay in June? Here's a list of things to do this month.

May Events 2011
Looking for something to do in Tampa Bay in May? Here's a list of things to do this month.

Top 8 Tampa Bay Beaches
Build sandcastles beneath blue skies, scan the sands for shells or sharks’ teeth, cast a line out in the surf and complete the day with a romantic evening stroll while watching the sun sink beneath the Gulf of Mexico … if any of this sounds tempting, check out these area beaches.

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