Story and illustration by Sigrid Tidmore


“Yuck — it’s icky, squishy and smelly!”

“Cool. Can we take off our shoes and play in it?”

These are the typical comments I get... Read more…

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Manatees frolic painting by Christopher Still for Bay Soundings
Bay Soundings Feature Story
Citizen Scientists
Citizen Scientists
Step Up to Help

More and more kids are realizing that the natural resources and wildlife in their neighborhoods are threatened by... Read more...
Brandt Henningsen
Brandt Henningsen: Restoring Our Natural Legacy
The quiet mangrove coves and lush marshes rimming Cockroach Bay Preserve near Ruskin in southern Hillsborough County give no hint of the... Read more...
Turtles, Tortoises and Terrapins
Teaching the Three “Ts” — Turtles, Tortoises and Terrapin
It was love at first sight. George Heinrich was just five years old when his father brought home an eastern box turtle. Read more...
In this issue
»Marvelous Mud
»Profile: Brandt Henningsen: Restoring Our Natural Legacy
»Teaching the Three "Ts" – Turtles, Tortoises and Terrapins
»Nature Preserve is "Best-Kept Secret" in South Tampa
»Water Atlas: Detailed Data for Scientists of All Age
»Community Education Programs Engage Adults
»Citizen-Scientists Step Up to Help

»TBRPC Celebrates 50 Years of Regional Leadership
»Hey, Kids! This is Earth Calling. Are you Listening?
»Green Jobs: The What, The Where, The Why
»Summer Camps Boost Knowledge for Young Citizen Scientists
»Letters to the Editor
»News Briefs
»Quarterly Calendar
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