By Susan Cocking, Miami Herald - Sat, Aug 13, 2011 11:09 pm
ON THE LITTLE MANATEE RIVER, Fla. — Many Floridians can’t imagine using the words “wilderness” and “Tampa Bay” in the same sentence. But there is a connection — the Little Manatee River. The Little Manatee flows more than 30 miles from just east of Fort Lonesome in southern Hillsborough County south into northern Manatee County and west into Tampa Bay near Ruskin. Compared to other drainages in... Read more.