Exploring the Bay

Conservation & Restoration

Artificial Reefs Create Habitat in Once-Barren Canals

If you build it, they will come. Beginning decades ago, thousands of acres in Florida were transformed with dredge-and-fill operations that created canals to maximize waterfront development. These canals provide homeowners with easy water access to our diverse waterways, but the docks, bulkheads and seawalls don’t provide the same habitat values and water quality benefits…

People and the Bay

Safety Harbor Waterfront Park Habitat Restoration a Mod

By Marcia Biggs SAFETY HARBOR – On the northwest shore...

PROFILE: Retired marine biologist looks at 40 years in

As far back as Socrates, the Greek philosopher credited as o...

Business & Industry

Jumping into the Deep End of the Florida Political Pool

By Jim Schnur The relationship between politics and access t...

Out-of-the-box mitigation efforts may include a bridge

Stormwater retention ponds have been the easy alternative fo...