clam restoration

Sarasota Bay Watch’s 2018 is shaping up to be a full and fulfilling year! For the first time ever we will combine various student on-the-water cleanup events into one large high school waterway island restoration day. Volunteers from Riverview, Sarasota and Cardinal Mooney high schools will work together to remove trash and invasive species and [...]

Sarasota Bay Watch president Larry Stults, Ph.D. recently represented SBW and Gulf Shellfish Institute at a seminal Shellfish Workshop organized by Florida Sea Grant and the Gulf Shellfish Institute. . National level shellfish regulators and policymakers from National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Interstate Shellfish Sanitation Conference (ISSC) sat alongside [...]

Sarasota Bay Watch celebrated its 10th anniversary recently at its annual fundraiser “Scallopalooza . . . It’s Clamtastic!” The occasion brought together friends, partners, sponsors and supporters who share an interest in making the bay better. The sold out event at the Sarasota Yacht Club was lots of fun and a great success – and [...]

It’s just around the corner! “Scallopalooza . . . It’s Clamtastic!” Sarasota Bay Watch’s 7th annual fundraiser for our community-driven bay scallop and southern hardshell clam restoration programs is September 23, 2017 at the gorgeous waterfront Sarasota Yacht Club. Former Sarasota County Commissioner and current Senior Vice President for Community Investment of the Gulf Coast [...]

Awesome Water Experience! In 2014 Pine View School student member Zack Jordan partnered with Big Brothers/Big Sisters (BBBW) of Sarasota and created A.W.E. (Awesome Water Experience) to provide kayak paddle trips for “Littles” and their “Bigs” through the mangrove tunnels at South Lido Park. Zack went on to become a Sarasota Bay Watch student board [...]

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