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

2 Water Part 2

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

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

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

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

Coral Reef

—-Coral Reef—- Florida is the only state in the continental United States with shallow coral reef near its coast. Coral reefs create specialized habitats that provide shelter,

Earth’s water supply


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,

Fertilizers in Florida

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

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

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