BackBay Adventures

Editor's Pick

New Computer Model Right on Target

A hundred years ago, Mark Twain famously decried “lies, damned lies and statistics” promulgated by politicians. Modern writers might add “computer models” to that list of unbelievable forecasts – until they take a closer look at the U.S. Geological Survey’s predictions for Superstorm Sandy and its documented impact on the mid-Atlantic Coast. As the largest…

Commentary

Help Make Bay Soundings Even Better!

We’ve been working with an incredible editorial advisory board for the last 12 years that has helped shaped our coverage since our first issue in April 2002. Their support and insights have ensured that we cover the stories and to...

Letters to Editor: Love Hurts

Environmental Regulations Return Billions to Taxpayers

By Tom Ash. Open practically any newspaper and you’ll probab...

People & Places

Ranger Yearns for More Time Outside

Pete Krulder had no idea what he was getting into when he signed up for a job as a ranger at Honeymoon Island State Park. “I applied on a lark,” he says. “I always loved the outdoors – fishing, boating, hiking, and camping – so th...

“Giant” Restoration is Prototype for Tampa Bay Mangrove...

For decades, Giant’s Fishing Camp in Ruskin attracted ...

Discovering the Indian Mounds of Tampa Bay

By Marcia Biggs For those who enjoy exploring the past, the ...