Monthly Archives: January 2015

News Briefs, Winter 2015

USGS asks citizen-scientists for help tracking coastal changes Sometimes even the most powerful computers can’t do a job as well as the human brain. That’s the case with aerial photographs taken by the U.S. Geological Survey to tr...

Mark Rachal: Audubon sanctuary manager

Growing up in Chicago, Mark Rachal wanted to be a zookeeper. About 25 years later, he’s manager of Florida Audubon’s Coastal Island Sanctuaries, including islands named the state’s most important bird colony by the Florida Fish an...

Planning for sea level rise

With sea level rise, it’s no longer a question of if; it’s a question of how high and how fast. Arming coastal communities in the Tampa Bay area with practical strategies and decision-making tools to withstand the effects of sea l...