Category Archives: People and the Bay

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...

TBRPC Celebrates 50 Years of Regional Leadership

By Suzanne Cooper On September 12, 1961, St. Petersburg Mayor Herman Goldner made a bold statement to his peers throughout the Tampa Bay area, declaring that “It is time for us to plan together on a regional basis.” He challenged ...

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 ...