“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Apollo Beach, Florida

Clickable Map of Hillsborough County, Florida and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Hillsborough County, FL (334) Hardee County, FL (4) Manatee County, FL (105) Pasco County, FL (73) Pinellas County, FL (101) Polk County, FL (116)  HillsboroughCounty(334) Hillsborough County (334)  HardeeCounty(4) Hardee County (4)  ManateeCounty(105) Manatee County (105)  PascoCounty(73) Pasco County (73)  PinellasCounty(101) Pinellas County (101)  PolkCounty(116) Polk County (116)
Tampa is the county seat for Hillsborough County
Apollo Beach is in Hillsborough County
      Hillsborough County (334)  
      Hardee County (4)  
      Manatee County (105)  
      Pasco County (73)  
      Pinellas County (101)  
      Polk County (116)  
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1Florida (Hillsborough County), Apollo Beach — A Butterfly’s Habitat
In the Tampa Bay area’s subtropical climate, butterflies can thrive among many varieties of plants. In fact, most live their entire lives around plants like the ones in this garden, which was created as a butterfly habitat. The plants attract . . . Map (db m106502) HM
2Florida (Hillsborough County), Apollo Beach — Do You See a Manatee?
As manatees move about in the warm water, you may see various parts of their anatomy. These include: Snouts If you hear a rushing noise like that of a snorkeler who’s blowing water out of his tube, be sure to scan the water’s surface for . . . Map (db m106503)
3Florida (Hillsborough County), Apollo Beach — Listen carefully to hear a manatee!
Manatees can communicate with each other by making squeaks, chips and squeals. Most manatee communications occur between a mother and her calf. Perhaps you will hear a mother manatee calling her calf if they become visually separated. . . . Map (db m106504) HM
4Florida (Hillsborough County), Apollo Beach — Long-Legged Wading Birds Stalk the Shallows
Great Blue Heron This is the largest member of the heron family. Its long legs allow it to wade in deeper water than the other herons. The great blue’s powerful neck whips its sharp beak at its prey with great speed. Its favorite meal is . . . Map (db m106507) HM
5Florida (Hillsborough County), Apollo Beach — Manatee Scar Identification
Manatee photo-identification is a research technique that uses the unique pattern of scars and mutilations on a manatee’s trunk and tail fluke to identify an individual animal over time. In Florida, the scars are primarily a result of . . . Map (db m106500) HM
6Florida (Hillsborough County), Apollo Beach — Storm Water and the Estuary
Clean brackish water, created by the mixing of clean fresh water and salt water, is important to the health of the estuary. Stormwater runoff however, can create problems. What is Stormwater Runoff? It is excess rain that flows over . . . Map (db m106499)
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7Florida (Hillsborough County), Apollo Beach — The Life Cycle of the Monarch ButterflyDananus plexippus
Range The monarch butterfly is native to North, Central, and northern South America. It has been accidentally introduced to numerous islands in the Pacific and Atlantic. Habitat In the spring and summer, the monarch butterfly’s . . . Map (db m106501) HM
8Florida (Hillsborough County), Apollo Beach — What Role Do Mangroves Play In An Estuary?
Mangroves are the basis of the estuary’s food chain and are important nurseries for fish, crustaceans and shellfish. Seventy-five percent of the game fish and ninety percent of the commercial species in south Florida are dependent on mangrove . . . Map (db m106506) HM
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Nov. 30, 2022