St. Pete Extra! April 2022
ST. PETE ❤️'S THE EARTH, DO YOU?
Earth Day is April 22. Here are some ways you can think globally and act locally:
Change up your energy. In a city that enjoys 361 days of sunshine each year, solar energy just makes sense! Explore adopting clean, sustainable energy at stpete.org/solar
Reduce your waste. Join St. Pete on the Road to Zero Waste. Find waste reduction tips at stpete.org/ZeroWaste
Support young environmentalists! The St. Pete Youth Farm holds events year round to help show residents how to live more sustainably. Check for events or apply to the program at stpeteyouthfarm.org
WATER YOU WAITING FOR?
The time to save water and money is now! April is Water Conservation Month and the City is here to help with free workshops, programs, rebates, resources and more. We all play a part in saving water and even the smallest adjustments can make a big difference.
Get started at stpete.org/WaterConservation
GET INVOLVED IN THE *RIGHT* WAY
Be a part of the change you'd like to see in St. Pete - join a City board or committee!
Interested in conserving the City's natural greenspace?
Making St. Pete a safer place to bike?
Having your voice heard when it comes to local business?
Yeah, there's a committee for that
See vacancies and more at stpete.org/GetInvolved
The City of St. Petersburg is hiring full-time, part-time and seasonal employees across our diverse fields and roles. Join the team to co-create a city that shines with us!
Learn about our benefits, find open positions and apply at stpete.org/jobs
They say you should wait 30 minutes after eating before swimming. We say you should check the local water quality before hitting the water. St. Pete's recreational water sites are monitored frequently, some sites weekly, with the goal of maintaining safe water for the health of the local environment and the people who enjoy it.
Find the latest data at stpete.org/RecWaterQuality
TAKE A PEEK AT THE CITY'S BUDGET
Mark your calendar for May 16th at 6 p.m. for the Budget Open House. Join us to learn about the City’s budget for Fiscal Year 2023 and share your thoughts and priorities with the Mayor and City officials.
Details to come at stpete.org/budget
PLANT LOVERS REJOICE
Green Thumb Festival is back! St. Pete's favorite Arbor Day celebration returns April 23-24 with more than 120 garden, plant and flower vendors and exhibitors. Also on site: tool sharpening, free mulch, butterfly tent, flower show, educational programs and more.
More at stpeteparksrec.org/greenthumb
We thought that would get your attention! It's true, you can pick up regular mulch for free at the City's 5 brush sites. Mulch delivery and more *fancy* mulch varieties come at a small price.
More information at stpete.org/mulch