Skip to main content

Tag: biscayne bay

UF scientists to probe downstream ecological impacts of stormwater ponds

Florida teems with rain. Depending on where you live, you might get 40 to 60 inches annually. That rain must go somewhere. Enter Florida’s 76,000 stormwater pods. When it rains, the water runs off the land, bringing chemicals,… Read More

Protecting Biscayne Bay: There are so many ways you can make a difference.

Greetings Everyone, Let me give you a little background on one era of my life, back to when I lived for the weekend and opportunities to escape to the water. In my twenties, I raced sailboats in the… Read More

Biscayne Bay Fish Kill Update-Thursday, 8/27/2020

  Nearly two weeks after thousands of fish washed up throughout areas of Miami-Dade County, the low dissolved oxygen-driven fish kill event seems to be over. Dissolved oxygen (DO) levels throughout the Bay have stabilized, and the large… Read More

Biscayne Bay Fish Kill Update-Tuesday, 8/18/2020

Events over the weekend throughout Biscayne Bay brought some sparks of hope. The Pelican Harbor Seabird Station (PHSS) took it upon themselves to purchase their own sump pump, to add to the aerators working in their basin area…. Read More

Biscayne Bay Fish Kill-Thursday, 8/13/2020 update

Day two of the Pelican Harbor fish kill & stranding event, day four of the fish kills throughout Biscayne Bay. At this point, more than 30 locations have reported sightings of fish kills, from Key Biscayne at the… Read More

Fish Kills and Strandings in Biscayne Bay

Following reports of fish kills in Biscayne Bay earlier this week, this morning the Pelican Harbor Seabird Station reported a strange sight: a large aggregation of Atlantic stingrays along the shallow edge of the bank on the north… Read More