Monthly Archives: January 2016

Region plans for sea level rise

The Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council has accepted recommendations on sea level rise endorsed by a group of the area’s most prominent scientists and resource managers to be used in planning for infrastructure investment and adap...

Waves of water bringing tides of tourists

The connection between our natural environment and the tourist pipeline By James Anthony Schnur Florida’s lengthy coastline and abundant estuaries have shaped the “visitor experience” since the earliest days of commercial tourism ...

News Briefs — Winter, 2016

EPC to publish Guide to Artificial Reefs More than 60 species of fish— including the ever-popular gag grouper, mangrove snapper, snook and tarpon — use artificial reefs in Tampa Bay. A new initiative wants to help fishermen become...