Tag Archives: planting

Making the most of Arbor Day can be as easy as one, two, tree

A quick look in virtually any direction makes it clear: Florida is growing places. (As in trees are growing, plants are growing, gardens are growing…you get the picture.) That’s great for air quality, natural habitats, economic development and much more. … Continue reading

More Galleries | Comments Off on Making the most of Arbor Day can be as easy as one, two, tree

TECO team members stood atop the hill, looked around, and it was good

This gallery contains 3 photos.

“I didn’t even know that hill was there until today!” said Christina Arenas, environmental program manager with Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful, as she surveyed the hard work by TECO volunteers and others to restore the natural habitat along the McKay … Continue reading

More Galleries | Comments Off on TECO team members stood atop the hill, looked around, and it was good

In natural Florida, building a bridge to a better habitat

This gallery contains 4 photos.

Where were the volunteers? No sign of them from quiet Dickman Road in Apollo Beach. Did they vanish into the dense Florida wilderness? Pushing through the native scrub, clues were fleeting – signs of footprints, something resembling a trail. Wait. … Continue reading

More Galleries | 1 Comment

A milestone of environmental stewardship expands to 100 acres

This gallery contains 3 photos.

Just as Tampa Electric and partners pioneered a unique public-private partnership to restore Newman Branch Creek in Apollo Beach, TECO team members put the metaphorical cherry – native grasses, to be specific – on top. That was the scene on … Continue reading

More Galleries | Comments Off on A milestone of environmental stewardship expands to 100 acres

Celebrate Florida’s Arbor Day on Jan. 15 with free trees, planted in the right place: A winning combination from the Florida Forest Service and TECO

This gallery contains 1 photo.

As a Tree City USA, Tampa – and indeed, places across Florida – have trees like the magnificent live oak in abundance. As a Tree Line USA utility, TECO loves trees like this as much as our customers do. We … Continue reading

More Galleries | Comments Off on Celebrate Florida’s Arbor Day on Jan. 15 with free trees, planted in the right place: A winning combination from the Florida Forest Service and TECO