Baywatch

Annual Scallop Search Scheduled for August 24

The annual event helps monitor the health of the bay.

08/12/2019 By Staff

Environment

Bay Seagrass Survey Takes Place May 5

Registered volunteers will take to the waters in and around Sarasota Bay to count and identify seagrass species.

04/26/2018 By Staff

Survey

What Do You Think Should Happen to the Sarasota Bayfront?

The Bay Sarasota and Sasaki are seeking feedback for ways to improve 53 acres along U.S. 41 between Boulevard of the Arts and 10th Street.

02/26/2018 By Staff

Environment

Forum Focuses on Phillippi Creek Fish Population and Stormwater Management

The next Sarasota Bay Fisheries Forum takes place 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14.

12/07/2017 By staff

Development

Patterson Foundation Commits $300,000 to Bayfront Planning Group

The Patterson Foundation announced Tuesday that it will provide up to $300,000 in funding and consulting support for the formation and work of the new Sarasota Bayfront Planning Organization.

07/20/2016 Research by staff

Environment

Seasonal Fertilizer Regulations Return

Sarasota County's regulations barring the use of fertilizer containing nitrogen or phosphorus return Wednesday, June 1.

05/31/2016 Research by staff

Environment

Obama Signs Reauthorization of National Estuary Program

The law allows the EPA to continue working to improve specially designated waters and habitats, including Sarasota Bay.

05/24/2016 Research by staff

Great Sarasota Neighborhoods

Neighborhood Watch: Historic Sapphire Shores

New vitality for the grand old museum-area neighborhood.

02/17/2016 By Ilene Denton

Article

Photo of the Week: Neon Sunset

This week: A neon pink and purple sunset over Sarasota Bay.

07/23/2015 By Megan McDonald

Article

Suncoast Waterkeeper Executive Director Justin Bloom on Our Region's Water Problems

Suncoast Waterkeeper executive director Justin Bloom shares his thoughts on the problems our Gulf and bay face.

06/11/2015 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Article

Photo of the Week: A View of the Bay from Selby Gardens

The view of the bay from Selby Gardens is consistently stunning at any time of the day.

05/21/2015 By Bobbilynn Hollifield

Article

Touring the Bay Aboard the Carefree Learner

A floating classroom on Sarasota Bay.

02/26/2015 By Hannah Wallace

Article

Vintage Sarasota: Clamming in Sarasota Bay

This week's Vintage Sarasota post: A history of clamming in Sarasota.

12/29/2014 By Sarasota County Historical Resources staff members

Article

Abundant Fishing in Sarasota Bay

In this week's Vintage Sarasota post, we explore the history of Sarasota's fishing industry.

08/22/2014 By Larry Kelleher

Article

Photo of the Week: Sunset Picnic on Sarasota Bay

New College students share a sunset picnic by Sarasota Bay.

02/06/2014 By taylorm

Article

Photo of the Week: A Sunset Moon

In this week's photo of the week, we love the sunset over Sarasota Bay--and a peek at the rising moon.

01/09/2014 By taylorm

Article

Photo of the Week: Skyscape

This week's Photo of the Week: A downtown Sarasota view straight to the Gulf of Mexico.

12/31/2013 By Megan McDonald

Article

iShots: 2013 Season of Sculpture

This week, Robert Castro focuses his eye on the pieces on exhibit in the 2013 Sarasota Season of Sculpture.

12/06/2013 By robertc

Article

Photo of the Week: Squiggles

These squiggles that you see are not part of a Salvador Dali painting. They are the reflections in the water of Sarasota Bay.

11/07/2013 By taylorm

Article

Photo of the Week: Sunset Over Sarasota Bay

This week's rainy weather finally cleared enough to make way for a gorgeous sunet over Sarasota Bay.

09/26/2013 By Chelsey Lucas