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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 [...]

Florida’s 1,197 miles of coastline is only three feet above the rising ocean levels. The geology of the state makes it vulnerable to seawater encroachment. Billions of dollars’ worth of buildings, roads and infrastructure lie on highly porous limestone that leaches water. It is predicted that South Florida will be under six feet or more [...]

New START Position

With the expansion of our public educational outreach program and our increasing number of in-water projects that START now administers, we have decided to add a new Program Manager position to our Executive Committee. As with all START officers, it is a volunteer position that would be ideal for a recently retired person who enjoys [...]

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