By Sigrid Tidmore


When our nonprofit organization, Community Stepping Stones, won a Tampa Bay Estuary Program mini-grant 18 months ago, we embarked upon an adventure that has literally changed our lives. Our students participate in an after-school program for at-risk teens in Sulphur Springs. Located on the Hillsborough River, our campus is at the head waters of the estuary, so our idea was to collect river, bay and beach debris to use in a mosaic that spoke to our common waterway. We had no idea that our research would lead us to a...Read more…

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Perils of Plastic
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You Can Help Save Frogs
When you think of a frog, what comes to mind? Slimy? Hopping? Fly-eating? Green? Well, those things may describe some frogs, but did you know... Read more...
Miles-long traffic jams are typical on local highways, helping to make automobile emissions a significant contributor of nitrogen to Tampa Bay.
Air Pollution Tops Other Sources of Contamination in Tampa Bay
More than half the nitrogen entering Tampa Bay is coming from air pollution, primarily from cars and...
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Roseate spoonbills are a common sight along the shoreline in Safety Harbor
Project Aims to Improve Water Quality in Old Tampa Bay
SAFETY HARBOR — One can hardly find a more cerebral place on Tampa Bay than Safety Harbor.
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In this issue

» Perils of Plastic

» Air Pollution Tops Other Sources of Contamination in Tampa Bay
» Profile: Meet Jim Igler: Super Volunteer
» Look at Alternatives Before Using Synthetic Chemical Pesticides
» Regional Report Card Highlights Impacts to Tampa Bay
» Project Aims to Improve Water Quality in Old Tampa Bay



 


» You Can Help Save Frogs

» Spring-Breakers Help Restore Tampa Bay
» Rebuilding Tampa Bay from the Bottom Up
» News Briefs & Follow Through
» Quarterly Calendar
» Commentary & Opinion Love Hurts! Some Nature Photographers Get too Close

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