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clam restoration

The Science & Technology Society hosted a panel discussion with red tide experts on the evening of April 17th at the Planetarium in the Bishop Museum of Science and Nature in Bradenton. The panel discussed the many facets of red tide from what causes it, concerns about its impacts on the environment, our economy and [...]

Like many waterways in the Country, the Sarasota Bay Watershed faces many challenges from climate change, hurricanes, the inflow of excess nutrients and pollutants and harmful algal blooms like red tide. But from noon on April 26th to noon on April 27th, the Giving Challenge will be a positive force that can actually help water [...]

On Friday April 2, The Sarasota Bay Watch and its loyal volunteers seeded another eighty-eight bushels or about 105,000 native southern hard-shell clams (Mercenaria Campenchiensis) in Sarasota Bay. This was an historic event as it marked the last time the clams will be cultivated down in Pine Island Sound and trucked up to Sarasota Bay [...]

The following is a Special Report by Ernesto Lasso de la Vega on the Sarasota Bay Watch’s most recent clam seeding event in Sarasota Bay. As shown above, The Sarasota Bay Watch began their clam seeding season by planting a new batch of native Southern Hard Clam (Mercenaria campenchinesis) on Saturday, September 26th. The seeding [...]

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