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When a disaster hits - whether natural or manmade - you should already have a plan in place for your family members, including your four-legged ones. Hillsborough County Pet Resource Center (PRC) strongly recommends that your main plan be to evacuate outside of your evacuation zone, either to a...
Hillsborough County Pet Resource Center has teamed up with WFLA News Channel 8, Telemundo, and other local animal shelters in neighboring counties for the national Clear the Shelters adoption event on Saturday, August 18. Adoption fees will be waived at PRC from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday in...
Summer time at animal shelters is when staff, services, resources, and kennel space are maxed out and most times over capacity. So when a national pet adoption movement presented itself, Hillsborough County's Pet Resource Center (PRC) knew it was the perfect time to call upon the community to help...
We all expect it to be warm in the summer, but no matter if you are on a playing field or a construction site too much heat can be dangerous. Extreme hot and humid conditions may reduce your body's ability to cool itself, which can lead to heat exhaustion and other heat-related illnesses. As...
A respected government and civic leader, Simmons (1915-1996) served 21 years on the Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners, 18 of them as chairman. The University of South Florida and Sun City Center were established during his tenure on the Board, 1951-1972. He was a central figure in...
Along with wooded trails, picnic shelters, and playgrounds, some Hillsborough County parks and conservation areas offer unusual experiences or have unique backgrounds. Here are eight of them: Camp Bayou, a County-operated "outdoor learning center" in Ruskin, has two restored, mid-20th...
Bicycling is a year-round sport in Hillsborough County. It's a great way to spend time with your family, exercise, observe nature, or get some thrills. Who uses local bicycle trails? Families: Riding bikes on a paved pathway through a lovely park is a great family outing. Hillsborough County...
Phyllis Gilliam envisioned a beautiful garden for her ideal wedding. She found it at Eureka Springs Park, one of Hillsborough County's many parks and community centers with facilities available for rent. "I always wanted to get married in a garden," says Phyllis, who exchanged vows with Cedric...
Dog parks are catching on nationwide. Hillsborough County is among those leading the pack. Dogs roam free and interact at the enclosed parks, which are almost as popular with people as they are with pets. While the dogs romp, their owners talk. After all, they have at least one thing in common:...
Campsites at Hillsborough County parks provide a fresh-air remedy to the mid-winter doldrums. Whether your thing is disc golf or horseback riding, fishing or bird-watching, a tent or a fully-equipped RV, there's a patch of land waiting - if you arrive early. The County’s full-amenity...