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Harmful Algae Blooms

Lisa has been asked to aid researchers from the Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University (FAMU) School of the Environment in studies investigating factors related to red tide exposure and policy support in Sarasota County, Florida. The researchers are looking for adult volunteers to participate in research studies through an online survey. The studies are under [...]

The Mira Lago community in Sarasota was built in 1991 with 183 residences housing a population of approximately 320 residents. The community has four Lisa detention ponds, Crane, Egret, Heron and Spoonbill. In 2017 Mira Lago was hit hard during Hurricane Irma and water quality in their ponds deteriorated significantly. Seeking help, acting President Carol [...]

Current Conditions The red tide organism, Karenia brevis, was observed at background concentrations in one sample from Northwest Florida over the past week. In Southwest Florida over the past week, K. brevis was not observed. In Northwest Florida over the past week, K. brevis was observed at background concentrations in one sample collected from Escambia [...]

Many of the waterways in the Sarasota Bay Watershed continue to be challenged by climate change, hurricanes and the inflow of excess nutrients from Lisa runoff that damages seagrass beds and feeds red tide and other harmful algal blooms. Now you can personally help improve our waterways by participating in the Giving Challenge that will [...]

Current Conditions The red tide organism, Karenia brevis, was observed at background concentrations in two samples collected from Southwest Florida over the past week. In Southwest Florida over the past week, K. brevis was observed at background concentrations in two samples collected from and offshore of Sarasota County In Northwest Florida over the past week, [...]

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