Category Archives: Conservation & Restoration

Wanted: Recipes for Elephant!

By Suzanne Cooper You’ve heard the quip about tackling insurmountable tasks: “How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time!” That’s the idea behind nitrogen management in the Tampa Bay watershed. Most people — even our local lea...

Pounds to Ounces: The Zero Waste Project

By Avalon Theisen Do you know how much waste leaves your house every day and goes to landfills or incinerators? Kids, like adults, may not think too much about the amount of trash we produce — or where it goes when we throw it “aw...

Citizen Scientists Step Up to Help

By Victoria Parsons More and more kids are realizing that the natural resources and wildlife in their neighborhoods are threatened by development, pollution and climate change. Instead of waiting for someone else to fix the proble...

Community Education Programs Engage Adults

Twelve community education grants, designed to actively engage adults in water-related issues, have been awarded by the Southwest Florida Water Management District. Six grants in the Tampa Bay region include: $5000 to the Florida ...