Category Archives: Conservation & Restoration

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...

Erosion Jeopardizes Egmont Key

In 1905, when Teddy Roosevelt named Passage Key one of the first National Wildlife Refuges, it was a lush island with a freshwater lake that provided critical habitat for more than 100 species of birds. Today, all that remains is ...

The Real Cost of Fertilizer

By Victoria Parsons From a perfectly straight-forward perspective, lawn fertilizer in Florida is a pretty good value. For about $25, the average homeowner can sprinkle enough nutrients, pesticides and weed killer to keep their law...