Volunteers are needed for the National Public Lands Day cleanup from 8 to 11 a.m. Sept. 26 at various locations throughout the county to remove trash and debris, plant cypress trees, clear fence lines, remove invasive non native plants and maintain trails. Sites include Pine Island Drive, Springs Coast Environmental Center, Fickett Hammock Preserve, Perry Oldenburg Mitigation Area, Silver Lake Recreation Complex and Richloam Tract of the Withlacoochee Forest. Afterward, there will be a picnic for volunteers at Tom Varn Park in Brooksville. To sign up for a work site, call Becky Brown at (352) 754-6722 or Rebecca.Brown@MyFWC.com. Details are available at www.publiclandsday.org.
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Information in a chart that accompanied Wednesday's story about the Hernando school district's property tax rate was incorrect. The corrected chart is published again today on Page 2.