Category Archives: Water Quality

Planning for sea level rise

With sea level rise, it’s no longer a question of if; it’s a question of how high and how fast. Arming coastal communities in the Tampa Bay area with practical strategies and decision-making tools to withstand the effects of sea l...

Erosion Jeopardizes Egmont Key

In 1905, when Teddy Roosevelt named Passage Key one of the first National Wildlife Refuges, it was a lush island with a freshwater lake that provided critical habitat for more than 100 species of birds. Today, all that remains is ...

Seasons of Salt

Salinity zones support diverse wildlife [easy-media med=”1216″ size=”300,400″ align=”right”]Those of us who enjoy being outdoors on bay area waterways have noticed that the seasonal shifts in fl...