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SBEP in the News: 2017

November 22 - ABC7 WWSB - Kayak tours of Sarasota Bay offered

November 18 - Observer - Sarasota Bay Guardians Clean Up Quick Point Preserve

May 6 – Bradenton Herald – Volunteers come out to Perico Preserve to help oyster project

April 29 – Sarasota Herald TribuneScores of volunteers dive into Sarasota Bay Seagrass Survey

April 29 – The ObserverSarasota County surveys seagrass

April 24 – Bradenton HeraldThird Seagrass Survey event to host nature-themed activities

April 14 – Bradenton HeraldLong awaited improvements complete, preserve on Anna Maria Island set to open

April 11 – The Anna Maria Islander – Grassy Point Preserve’s path to bayfront opens April 19

April 8 – Sarasota Herald-Tribune – Political Insider: A push for ranked choice voting Piece mentions Rep. Buchanan’s support for the National Estuary Program.

April 8 – Bradenton Times – Rep. Buchanan Sends Letter to Congressional Panel Asking for Help in Preserving Estuaries

April 5 – Bradenton Herald – Buchanan throws in support for estuary funding, but Sarasota Bay director ‘waiting’ for official budget

April 5 – ABC7 Sarasota WWSB – Buchanan asks for full funding to preserve Sarasota Bay, other estuaries

April 3 – ABC7 Sarasota WWSBSarasota couple in trouble for over-harvesting sea urchins

April 3 – ABC7 Sarasota WWSBPotential Plastic Ban for the City of Sarasota

April 1 – SCENE Magazine“Real Talk” column highlights a Bay Wise Kayak Tour of Phillippi Creek.

March 14 – WSLR Radio – Public Outreach Manager Darcy Young appeared on local show Micro Macro Enviro Radio to talk about shoreline management in Sarasota Bay.

February 27 – Bradenton HeraldSeagrass growth continues in Sarasota Bay

February 8 – Sarasota Herald-TribuneNational Estuary Program: Environmental efforts are paying off

February 2 – Bradenton HeraldNeed a funding boost for a Sarasota Bay-related project?

January 25 – Florida Chamber of CommerceSecuring Florida’s Water Future: Southwest Florida (video)


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The Sarasota Bay Estuary Program is dedicated to restoring the area's greatest natural asset - Sarasota Bay. We offer special thanks to our partners: Sarasota County, Manatee County, City of Sarasota, City of Bradenton, Town of Longboat Key, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Florida Department of Environmental Protection and Southwest Florida Water Management District.