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Gus Muench eases off the throttle of his skiff and steers toward a blue-gray buoy marking a submerged crab trap. Dropping the boat to idle speed, he grabs a stainless steel hook attached to a pole and swipes it beneath the bobbing marker. Placing the line in a sidewinder winch, he hoists the trap...
Rain gardens are shallow depressions that are planted with deep-rooted native and non-native adaptive plants and grasses. They are: Designed to collect rain water that runs off rooftops or lawns Areas that capture stormwater runoff, allowing it to soak into the ground. This recharges...
Summer is rainy season in Hillsborough County, with August, on average, being the wettest month of the year. For residents who aren't prepared, that can mean trouble. Hurricanes and other tropical systems aren't the only culprits. Intense afternoon thunderstorms can cause serious damage. Here are...
More than 40 species of mosquitoes reside in Hillsborough County, but you don’t have to let them live in your backyard. We reduce mosquito populations through treatment and prevention.  Zika Virus Info Hotline - (855) 622-6735
The daily battle to take back neighborhoods from the more than 40 species of mosquitoes that reside in Hillsborough County depends on a delicate balance of scientific controls and resident participation. Our goals We protect residents by monitoring for mosquito-borne illnesses, and control the...
Tired of mosquito bites? Here are some tips to reduce your chances of getting bitten: Clothing Cover exposed skin by wearing long-sleeved shirts, long pants, etc. Repellant Use an insect repellent containing DEET on exposed skin Windows...
Hillsborough County manages mosquito populations to protect public health and welfare. Our primary strategies of population control are to eliminate breeding habitat (areas of standing, stagnant water) and reduce mosquito development through larval control. If adult mosquito populations pose a...
Create A Profile Edit Your Profile Get Connected. Stay Alert. HCFL Alert is Hillsborough County’s official mass notification system. HCFL Alert is designed to keep you informed about emergencies and certain non-emergency events in Hillsborough County. By registering,...
Flooding Safety 101: Keeping Your Family Safe There are many potential dangers when floodwaters rise. We’ve collected important safety tips that will give you the knowledge and confidence you need to keep your family safe in the event of flooding — because flood safety starts with...
What do I do if I find a dog or cat I would like to meet? All adoptions must be done in person at Pet Resource Center during regular operating hours, Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. After checking in at the PRC front desk, any staff member or volunteer in a lime green shirt will be...