North and South Sarasota County parks and beaches will have community cleanup events on Saturday, Sept. 18, from 8-10 a.m.
Despite opposition from the public, county commissioners voted unanimously to adopt an amendment allowing up to six times more density on 10,000 acres of land.
Losing Our Country
Despite protests, Sarasota County commissioners approve an allowable density amendment for the sprawling Hi Hat Ranch.
High Stakes Decision
It's another battle in the fight between the preservationists who want to keep some of the region’s land rural and the developers who want to maximize its profit.
The pier, apart from being an added attraction for park visitors, will also be used for school visits to teach children how to fish, as well as about the value of the park's habitats.