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A Visit to John Chestnut

Northern Pinellas County heralds several parks, one being John Chesnut. I entered into John Chesnut park for a relaxing trek, it was a partial cloudy day and the sun peeked through at times. I was ...
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Old Tampa Bay

Old Tampa Bay is one of the largest watersheds in Pinellas County.  It encompasses many different subbasins such as Allen’s Creek, Alligator Creek and Alligator Lake, Bishop Creek, Long Branch, and Roosevelt Creek.  The discharge from this watershed combines with the discharge from the Tarpon Bypass Canal and forms the open water portion of this watershed, spanning from Oldsmar to the North down past the Bayside and Howard Frankland Bridges, past Feathersound to the Gandy Bridge in St Petersburg. 
Because of its geographical location, the estuarine portion of Old Tampa Bay gets very little water circulation and therefore often suffers from low dissolved oxygen.

Eagle Lake Park

Phillippe Park

R.E. Olds Park