Living Seawall Installed in Sarasota!

In the Summer of 2015 Sarasota Bay Watch kickstarted the Living Seawall Project, bringing together local experts to find a better shoreline alternative to traditional seawalls. Now after more than 3 years of planning, design, permitting and production, the City of Sarasota is installing Sarasota’s very first Living Seawall at O’Leary’s on Sarasota’s beautiful waterfront....
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Beleaguered Birds Get a Lift!

Almost 50 people pitched in to remove fishing line from the bridges and mangroves on October 6, 2018. Sarasota Bay Watch worked in partnership with Florida Audubon, Save Our Seabirds, Sarasota Sailing Squadron, Friends of the Pelicans, Flow Paddle Tours, Boy Scouts and The Broach School.   The objective of the event is to remove...
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A Healthy Bay is Everbody’s Business

Sarasota Bay Watch Shellfish are one solution to Red Tide September 2018 Overarching principals and objectives for local responses to Red Tide Algal blooms, including red tides, are natural occurrences.  They are part of the complex life cycles and ecological balance of our marine ecosystem.  However, excess nutrient pollutants, such as nitrogen and phosphorus, from human activity...
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Thank You to Our Platinum Sponsors

These donors have each already contributed over $5,000 towards Scallopalooza this year and shellfish restoration efforts!   If you or your company is interested in sponsorship please visit our corporate sponsorship page for more details.  

Scallop Search Postponed

Hello Friends and Partners,        We are sorry to report that the Sarasota Bay Scallop Search is postponed.  It was originally scheduled for this Saturday, August 25, 2018.  We have not selected another date for the scallop search but we hope to get everyone together for this wonderful event later in the year.  ...
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