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2014 Nature Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival

2014 Nature Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival

Pasco County, Florida -- Celebrate the 2014 spring migration with a visit to this year’s event – the Nature Coast Birding and Wildlife Festival, scheduled for March 20 - 23.

The newly expanded festival will include programs, activities and tours to several Great Florida Birding and Wildlife Trail sites in Hernando, Pasco and Citrus counties.

Pasco EcoFest to showcase local flora and fauna - sponsorship still available

Pasco EcoFest to showcase local flora and fauna - sponsorship still available

New Port Richey, Florida -- The third annual Pasco EcoFest will take place once again this November 8-10 at Sims and Starkey Parks.

New Port Richey neighborhood clean-up day

New Port Richey neighborhood clean-up day

New Port Richey, Florida -- The City of New Port Richey is partnering with the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints to hold a Neighborhood Clean-Up Day on Saturday November 2, 2013 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Dumpsters will be placed at the following City properties:

Help get Zephyrhills ready for Halloween Howl

Help get Zephyrhills ready for Halloween Howl

Zephyrhills, Florida -- Help cleanup Zephyrhills and volunteer for the I HEART Zephyrhills! Community Clean-up.

Third Annual Pasco EcoFest

Third Annual Pasco EcoFest

New Port Richey -- Mark Your calendar for the third annual Pasco EcoFest taking place November 8-10, 2013 at Sims and Starkey Park. Families and eco adventures can speak up their weekend with this three day event.

Come out and experience the Volkswagen show team headed up by Peter Joseph, EcoFest's resident axe man (guitars not hatchets). Pete's lifelong passion for German automotive engineering and his dread locked bearded complexion have earned him the unofficial nickname "The Volks-Viking."

Third annual Pasco Ecofest seeks vendors for fall event

Third annual Pasco Ecofest seeks vendors for fall event

Pasco County, Florida -- Pasco EcoFest is evolving, this year with a focus on growing the local economy and culture in West Central Florida and with a new host organization, The Friends of the Library, which supports the New Port Richey Public Library. Through hands-on education and experiences, the event organizers aim to encourage a holistic ecological awareness that encompasses the cultural, natural, and economic systems of our local region.

Nature Coast Plant Society features "Creating a Backyard Wildlife Habitat"

Nature Coast Plant Society features "Creating a Backyard Wildlife Habitat"

Land O' Lakes, Florida --  The Nature Coast Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society meets the second Tuesday of every month and the subject of this month is "Creating a Backyard Wildlife Habitat."

This meeting will be dedicated to sharing the benefits of native plants with the community, and informing them about the hazards of invasive, exotic plant species. In a time when much of the native landscape has been altered, many of the plants that support wildlife are missing.