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Algae in Manatee River

BRADENTON – Non-toxic algae blooms have been detected in the Manatee River this week, according to today’s report from the Florida Department of Environmental...
Non-toxic blue-green algae at Robinson Preserve

Non-toxic blue-green algae at Robinson Preserve

BRADENTON – Non-toxic blue-green algae is present at Robinson Preserve, according to today's report from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). Filamentous cyanobacteria (Lyngbya-like)...
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Mini reefs installed at Mar Vista

LONGBOAT KEY – Ten mini reefs installed Friday under the docks at Mar Vista Dockside Restaurant will help fight red tide, START Director Sandy...
Blue-green algae remains

Non-toxic blue-green algae remains

ANNA MARIA ISLAND – Non-toxic blue-green algae lingers in local waters and showed up in a new place this week – Warners Bayou in...

Red tide detected off Manatee County coast

Updated April 5, 2019 - The April 5 FWC report shows background concentrations of red tide off Hillsborough and Sarasota counties, but none off...

No red tide in short-term local forecast

Updated March 8, 2019 - ANNA MARIA ISLAND – Today’s Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) report shows no red tide predicted in...
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Beaches free of red tide

ANNA MARIA ISLAND – Today’s Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) red tide report shows no red tide in Manatee County waters over...

Red tide forecast clear

ANNA MARIA ISLAND – The red tide forecast for Anna Maria Island is clear through Sunday, Feb. 24, according to today’s NOAA report and...

Red tide stays away

ANNA MARIA ISLAND – No red tide is predicted for Manatee County waters through Monday, Feb. 11, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife...
Manatee waters free of red tide

Manatee waters free of red tide

ANNA MARIA ISLAND – Local waters remained free of red tide last week, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC). No trace of...
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State budget targets red tide

Gov. Ron DeSantis has released a $91.3 billion state budget proposal for the fiscal year 2019-20, including $26 million “to improve water quality and...

Reel Time: Clams restored to Manatee County waters

Sarasota Bay Watch capped a two-year clam restoration effort in January. Despite windy conditions and a choppy bay, board members and volunteers placed 7,000...

Weekend red tide forecast varies

ANNA MARIA ISLAND – The University of South Florida/Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) predicts no red tide through Monday, Jan. 21 in...
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Reel Time: Sarasota Bay Watch clams survive red tide

Sarasota Bay Watch (SBW) is excited that the clams they introduced into Sarasota Bay this past summer survived the recent red tide outbreak, an...

Mote’s Red Tide Institute welcomes Heil

Dr. Cynthia Heil is the new director of Mote Marine Laboratory’s new Red Tide Institute, which focuses on studying and testing Florida red tide...