Sarasota Bay Watch would like to extend its sincere condolences to the Barancik family and all those who worked with Barancik and his foundation to make the Sarasota region a better place.The Barancik Foundation created in 2014 by Charles and his wife Margery helped fund education, arts and culture, humanitarian causes and medical research throughout... Read More
Members of Sarasota Bay Watch teamed up with The Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant, Longboat Key Turtle Watch, Suncoast Waterkeepers, St Stephan’s Episcopal, Whitney’s and the Town of Longboat Key to do an invasive cleanup on the Sister Keys Saturday November 23rd from 8:00 – 12:00. Thirty volunteers worked to help Longboat Key keep the keys... Read More
We are excitied to announce that we have received a generous grant from the Charles and Margery Barancik Foundation. This grant will help further our efforts to increase the shellfish populations in Sarasota Bay. Thank you to the foundation for your support we are truly honored and inspired by your commitment to Sarasota Bay!
A Message From Orange Theory Sarasota On April 6th, our Orangetheory Downtown Sarasota studio lost one of our long-time amazing members, Jim Ninivaggi, due to heart surgery complications. We received word of his passing Saturday evening of the 6th, and it didn’t feel real at first, mainly since we just saw him a few weeks... Read More
The Elling Eide Center is a serene sanctuary overlooking Little Sarasota Bay. A group of youth leaders were fortunate to enjoy a perfect morning there on January 12, 2019. The Youth Leadership group from the Sarasota Chamber of Commerce partnered with Sarasota Bay Watch to clean marine debris from one of the largest undeveloped shorelines... Read More