Thursday, April 29, 2010

Oil Spill Is Threat To Shorelines, Somewhere

Strange-smelling air is safe to breathe, county officials say - St. Petersburg Times


Faint smells in the air around the Tampa Bay area are reminders of the oil spill off the shore of Louisiana. It might be over 300 miles away, but it's leaking thousands of barrels of oil into the water every day, and the oil slick is getting bigger and more threatening.

Monday, April 26, 2010

Southern Living gives top marks to Fort De Soto Dog Park

The South’s Best Dog Parks - SouthernLiving.com


One of the best dog parks, and the dog beach is what puts Fort De Soto out in front.

Saturday, April 24, 2010

Love Boat docks at Fort De Soto beach

Floating island at Fort De Soto aims to protect nesting birds


An important experiment uses a floating island to provide protected nesting sites for shorebirds.

Monday, April 19, 2010

Video from Escape From Fort De Soto Triathalon

beRecruited.com: Sports TV - Escape From Triathalon Fort Desoto Florida


Great little video showing the triathalon--good job!

Thursday, April 8, 2010

Park Fees in the Future??

Pinellas might impose park fees to balance budget


One of the most notable things about Fort De Soto park was the fact that the public got this wonderful deal, for free! That might be changing. Entry fees, and parking fees, to name a couple of things, are up for consideration.

Sunday, April 4, 2010

Escape From Ft. De Soto Triathlon

Escape From Ft. De Soto Triathlon


This is the 24th year for this event. .5 mile swim, 10 mile bike, and 4 mile run, next Saturday, April 10, 2010, starting 7AM.