Dead fish in Canals from Red Tide

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How much do you know about our marine environment and how it affects your everyday life? Did you know that mangroves, the coastal trees that can live in salt water, drop their leaves that create nutrients that help sustain nurseries for all kinds of fish and small sea creatures?

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Are you doing all you can to help preserve our coastal waters? Do you know how your lifestyle can impact the ocean's water quality? Do you know what to do when we have the next red tide bloom? To find out, check START’s available educational resource materials and links.

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Members of the Indian Beach/Sapphire Shores neighborhood community wanted to improve the natural aesthetics and protection of their shoreline along the Bay and reached out to a number of environmental partners to bring together the expertise and funding needed to undertake an impressive restoration project. As shown in the above picture, members of the various [...]

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Current Conditions The red tide organism, Karenia brevis, was not observed in samples collected over the past week. Additional details are provided below. In Southwest Florida over the past week, K. brevis was not observed. In Northwest Florida over the past week, K. brevis was not observed. Along the Florida East Coast over the past [...]

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