Category Archives: Education

“Illegal Weed” Causes Ecological Damage

Nope, we’re not talking about the weed on the ballot later this year – we’re talking about weeds, leaves and lawn clippings that become illegal when they’re swept or blown into storm drains. “Storm drains in Florida aren’t connect...

Profile: Suzanne Cooper

Her Best-Laid Plans Turn Out Even Better Like many kids who grew up in Florida, Suzanne Cooper always wanted to be a marine biologist. Luckily for Tampa Bay, she ended up earning a master’s degree in botany and then became a plann...

Probing the Deep

From the icy waters of the Arctic Ocean to the Gulf of Mexico and Tampa Bay, cutting-edge research by Ocean Team scientists is gaining international acclaim. In the days and months following one of the nation’s worst environ...