Tagged: Tampa Bay

Cockroach Bay Islands

Cockroach Bay workday & workshop

Thanks to all who wrote emails and attended the workshop in November, the Florida DEP has heard our concerns about their 10-year Management Plan for Cockroach Bay Preserve State Park. In response to our concerns they have scheduled 2 events: a Workday and a Workshop.

Cockroach Bay Islands

Help protect Cockroach Bay from State’s irresponsible Plan

The Florida Dept. of Environmental Protection (DEP) is finalizing a 10-year plan that would let nuisance plants like Brazilian pepper take over the Cockroach Bay Preserve State Park, destroying habitat and food sources for the imperiled species who live there … Please help by sending an email now.

Battle to save Egmont Key

Saturday’s Tribune carries a passionate call to arms asking citizens to help save Egmont Key. Bay Soundings editor Mary Kelly Hoppe writes, “It’s time to call in the cavalry. Deliberations in Tallahassee may seal...

What’s so special about Tampa Bay?

See for yourself on a 4-hour ecotour, any Wednesday from Feb. 6 through March 26, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Cost is $20 for members of Tampa Bay Watch, or $25 for non-members. E-mail...

Saving Cockroach Bay

Ever since we stopped pouring raw sewage into Tampa Bay, the seagrass has been gradually recovering. But that rosy bay-wide picture (reported in the Tribune) misses the cancerous devastation spreading through the Cockroach Bay...