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Egret addicted to fast food?

Egret addicted to fast food?

August 4, 2011

The same cattle egret has been visiting a McDonald’s restaurant for more than a year, because customers were regularly feeding it. Now wildlife officials are warning people that an unnatural diet could harm the bird.

Condo Association seeks lower speed limit

Condo Association seeks lower speed limit

August 4, 2011

Condo residents along Beach Road say using a pedestrian crosswalk at Beach Way to access Siesta Public Beach is dangerous.

Siesta Key banners face zoning code problem

Siesta Key banners face zoning code problem

August 4, 2011

Siesta Key groups believe banners at entryways to the island should proclaim Siesta Beach’s status as No. 1 in the country. The question is whether such signage will be allowed under the county zoning code.

News Briefs 08.04.11

News Briefs 08.04.11

August 4, 2011

Roundabouts at Ringling Boulevard and Palm Avenue have gone out to bid; No charges indicated in purchasing scandal; County to offer grant program workshops

Cattle ranchers to watch government-owned land

Cattle ranchers to watch government-owned land

August 4, 2011

Sarasota County is gauging the merits of a pilot program that gives ranchers the opportunity to let their cattle graze on government-owned property.

County official makes charge of poor follow-up on trees

County official makes charge of poor follow-up on trees

August 4, 2011

According to a county sustainability official, once commercial developments have been completed, county staff does a poor job of ensuring trees stay healthy and thriving in the landscaping.

Ranch community eyes expansion

Ranch community eyes expansion

August 4, 2011

As a result of its previous success, The Isles on Palmer Ranch is exploring a possible expansion on 38 acres between its property and Interstate 75.

Commissioners tell staff to fix that leaky irrigation system

Commissioners tell staff to fix that leaky irrigation system

August 4, 2011

When James Harriott, the county’s executive director of public works, appeared before the County Commission July 26 to resolve questions about the operations of the Siesta Key Village Maintenance Corp., he brought up an ancillary problem that has drawn Village attention for more than a year: a malfunction in the landscaping irrigation system.

PHOTO GALLERY: Seagrass preservation

PHOTO GALLERY: Seagrass preservation

July 30, 2011

Volunteers came out to learn about seagrass and how to monitor and collect data about seagrass Saturday, July 30 at the Turtle Beach Community Center. Led by environmental speicalist Amanda Dominguez, volunteers were taught about how to properly identify certain types of seagrass, as well as how much seagrass is covering the area as well as what the epiphytic algae coverage is like on the seagrass.

Island Beat: Bus stop proposal draws condo residents' wrath

Island Beat: Bus stop proposal draws condo residents' wrath

July 28, 2011

With many details yet to be decided about the final Siesta Public Beach improvements, more residents are letting county commissioners know about aspects of the plan they don’t like.



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