Algae Blooms and Summer Booms

The kids are out of school and it’s time for that well-deserved vacation. Before you head out the door you might want to check for algae blooms

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May is American Wetlands Month

Florida is fortunate to have a unique are of wetlands. The Florida everglades is made up of saw marshes, coastal mangroves, and some

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3 Water Part 3

Now that we know where our groundwater comes from and why it’s important let’s take a look at what happens when acidic water enters

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2 Water Part 2

Yesterday we learned about groundwater and watersheds. Today we will talk about ways that watersheds get disturbed. Most people think

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1 Water Part 1

Here’s a great video to explain what ground water is, how it gets there, and why it’s so important. Tomorrow we will talk about

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36 eye-opening facts about water

1. The average human body is made of 50 to 65 percent water.

2. Newborn babies have even more, ringing in at 78 percent water.

3. A gallon of water weighs

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Manatees and their babies

On March 21, 2017 a mother manatee was seen swimming the waters of Pinellas County, Florida. Manatee babies known as calves, will stay with

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Eutrophication is when excessive nutrients build up in waterways such as rivers, lakes, and streams. This creates high amounts of nutrients for plants and algae. When algae blooms occur,

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Florida scientists are researching Florida’s water issues

Clay Henderson, Executive Director of the Stetson University Institute for Water and Environmental Resilience, discusses the water issues facing

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Fertilizers in Florida


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Earth’s water supply


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