Q & A

Friends of Myakka River Executive Director Miri Hardy on the Future of Myakka River State Park

"We want to find new, meaningful ways of engaging people."

03/11/2024 By Stephanie Churn Lubow

Take a Hike

Myakka State Park Plans Updates to Encourage Backcountry Exploration

A financial donation from Athletic Brewing Company will blaze a trail that will allow safer backcountry wayfinding for hikers, including trailhead kiosks and trail markers.

12/20/2023 By Sarah Owens/Community News Collaborative

Good News

The Best Local Feel-Good Stories of 2022

We rounded up a bunch of stories from 2022 that made us smile. We hope they do they same for you.

12/29/2022 By Megan McDonald

Throwing Shade

Small Handmade 'Chick Huts' Help Our Beach Birds Stay Cool

The wooden huts, which offer shore birds a respite from the sun, are a gift from local bird enthusiast Sandy Ulrikson and her late husband Jerry.

08/19/2022 By Megan McDonald