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Category: Coasts & Marine

Discover the Fishing Heritage of Tampa Bay!

What: A Salty Heritage: Celebrating the Fishing History of Tampa Bay When: Saturday, December 3 Where: Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center, 1800 Weedon Drive, St. Petersburg, FL 33702 About: Tampa Bay has a rich heritage… Read More

Fishing Capital of the World

Florida is the “Fishing Capital of the World” with more world record fish catches than any other state or country. From an economic perspective, Florida also leads all states in economic impacts for its marine recreational fisheries and has… Read More

What does Sea Level Rise mean for YOU?

Tampa Bay is experiencing sea level rise. However, if we inform ourselves with the science and plan collectively as a community, we will be more resilient to any potential impacts. After a careful review of scientific research and… Read More

Youth Summit Empowers the Next Generation of Ocean Conservationists

Registration is now open for the fifth anniversary Youth Ocean Conservation Summit which will take place on Saturday, November 14 at Mote Marine Laboratory in Sarasota, FL! Attendees at this year’s event will be inspired by dynamic speakers, including a keynote address by renowned… Read More

Erika reminds us “Preparation is Key”!

Folks, a lot remains uncertain with Tropical Storm Erika as she passes over the Dominican Republic this afternoon, August 28, 2015. However, one thing we do know for certain- you can never be too prepared! Below are some… Read More

Now Accepting Applications! Student Volunteer Opportunity at Weedon Island Preserve!

The Ranger Naturalist Program allows students ages 15-18 to gain leadership skills and environmental knowledge at Weedon Island Preserve each summer. Students gain Bright Futures volunteer hours while working on projects that benefit Weedon Island Preserve. Students will… Read More