Bost moored off the coast of Florida
START Educates the public about Red Tide and our Coastal Waters
Oyster shell recycling
Nutrients in the Waterway
Fish kill from Red TIde
Preserving Our Coastal Waters
Preserving Our Coastal Waters
With Education
With Public Education
And Programs
And Programs
Nutrients in the Waterway
That Reduce Nutrients
That Feed Red Tide
That Feed Red Tide
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What Does START Do?

What does START do to help reduce excess nutrients in our waterways? START has a three-pronged approach to help reduce excess nutrients including the Gulf Coast Recycle and Renewal Program (GCORR) and clam seeding program.

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Dead fish in Canals from Red Tide

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Join START, other organizations and concerned citizens to form a grass roots coalition to ensure that our federal, State and local policy makers take action to keep unwanted nutrients that feed red tide out of our waterways. To help, contact us now.

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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 a red tide bloom? Learn more with START’s available educational resource materials.

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All our environmentally concerned readers should be sure to register for next month’s Eco Summit here in Sarasota featuring solution-oriented presentations and panel discussions with national and regional experts on innovative ways we can sustain our quality of life along the Suncoast. The Eco Summit kicks off on Monday, December 4th at 5:00 PM at [...]

El Nino and La Nina are climate patterns in the Pacific Ocean that can affect weather worldwide. During normal conditions in the Pacific Ocean, trade winds blow west along the equator, taking warm water from South America towards Asia. To replace that warm water, cold water rises from the depths, a process called upwelling. El [...]

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

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