Harmful Algae Blooms

The Roskamp Institute, located in Sarasota, opened its doors in 2003 with the purpose of better understanding and treatment of diseases of the mind. They recently issued a report on a study they have done, funded by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, on the neurological impact of red tide toxins. The study was [...]

Thanks to a very successful pilot pond program funded by a grant from Ed Chiles and Elizabeth Moore that helped enhance over a half mile of pond shoreline in Manatee County communities last year, START has been awarded a three-year $100,000 grant from Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation to create the Healthy Pond Collaborative Manatee. [...]

Current Conditions The red tide organism, Karenia brevis, was observed at background concentrations offshore of Southwest Florida over the past week. In Southwest Florida over the past week, K. brevis was observed at background concentrations in one sample each from offshore of Collier and Monroe counties. In Northwest Florida over the past week, K. brevis [...]

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