A new seabird rescue facility could come to Largo's McGough Park, the Tampa Bay Times reports.
Largo parks superintendent Greg Brown has had talks with the nonprofit group Suncoast Bird Rescue about placing a rehab center at the park on 146th Street, according to the Times, but:
Any agreement is far down the road, he said, and would require the City Commission's approval but the idea is that Largo would provide the land and that Suncoast Bird Rescue would provide everything else.
The news comes not long after the Suncoast Seabird Sanctuary in Indian Shores stopped taking in injured birds because of various financial trouble.
Robin Vergara, a former sanctuary employee, heads up Suncoast Bird Rescue, one of several groups hoping to fill the void.
Read more in the Times' story.
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