Category Archives: Make a Difference

Grow a Modern ‘Victory Garden’

By Avalon Theisen Victory gardens were planted in World Wars I and II to supply fresh food at home because so much food was being sent to soldiers overseas. As the gardens grew, so did the people’s morale. Everyone was proud becau...

Tarpon Tag Sales Benefit Bay Mini-Grants

More than $1.5 million in Bay Mini-Grants have been awarded to community groups across Tampa Bay since the program was established in 1998 with funds raised through the sale of the Tampa Bay Estuary specialty license tag — most co...

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...