Pasco County on a path to create wildlife corridors

A network of wildlife corridors is closer to reality as landowners concede most of their objections have been resolved. The ordinance comes nearly 16 years after a lawsuit settlement mandated that Pasco County create the corridors, also known as “critical linkages.” The linkages function as protected pathways for wildlife as diverse as bears, panthers, salamanders and frogs. At the first … [Read more...]

Urban food park could sprout in Pasco

A St. Petersburg-based entrepreneur is hoping to persuade Pasco County planners that an urban food park would be a boon to the county’s economy and its tourism. Emmanuel Roux, a longtime restaurateur, and his business partners, presented their concept to members of Pasco County’s Citizens Advisory Food Policy Council. They have met with the county’s planners, as well. The project, which … [Read more...]