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Ten reasons (among many) why you should come to the 30th anniversary/5 millionth visitor celebration at Tampa Electric’s Manatee Viewing Center on Thursday, March 16

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If it’s in your nature to enjoy yourself, we humbly suggest you enjoy yourself in our nature – Tampa Electric’s Manatee Viewing Center – this Thursday, March 16. We’re celebrating our 30th season as a showcase of free, fun, environmental … Continue reading

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TECO team members gladly shell out their time to create a healthier habitat

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Not far from the transmission towers over McKay Bay that bring reliable power from H.L. Culbreath Bayside Power Station to Tampa Electric customers, company team members from Bayside, Resource Planning and other volunteers brought power of another kind – environmental … Continue reading

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Blue shirts, green backdrop: TECO volunteers continue to restore Newman Branch Creek

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Across hundreds of acres of Tampa Electric-owned land south of the company’s Manatee Viewing Center – an area known as Newman Branch Creek and the site of the Florida Conservation and Technology Center, currently under construction – vegetation grows in … Continue reading

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Manatee Viewing Center welcomes special admirers as huge season comes to a close

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With nearly 300,000 visitors during the 22 weeks of its 2013-14 season, it’s safe to say the Manatee Viewing Center is doing things right. A group of special guests from Florida Power & Light (FPL) agreed – they’re drawing inspiration … Continue reading

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Habitat trail opens at the Manatee Viewing Center

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The trail in environmental stewardship that the Manatee Viewing Center has blazed since 1986 is now nearly a mile – and three habitats – longer. This week marks the opening of the center’s new coastal habitat trail, a mulched path … Continue reading

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