Category Archives: Conservation & Restoration

Spring-Breakers Help Restore Tampa Bay

Not all college students on break come to Florida for the beaches and parties. Ten students from Ohio State University (OSU) recently spent their spring break helping the Tampa Bay Aquatic Preserves (TBAP) program with habitat res...

Perils of Plastic

By Sigrid Tidmore When our nonprofit organization, Community Stepping Stones, won a Tampa Bay Estuary Program mini-grant 18 months ago, we embarked upon an adventure that has literally changed our lives. Our students participate i...

Rebuilding Tampa Bay from the Bottom Up

By Sonia C. Lavina I wasn’t sure what I was getting into when I signed up to help Tampa Bay Watch and a team of about 40 employees from the Mosaic Company install an oyster shell bar along the shoreline of the Schultz Nature Prese...