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NOAA Announces 2022 Grant Opportunity for Marine Debris Removal

8/5/2021 - The NOAA Marine Debris Program recently announced their FY 2022 Marine Debris Removal notice of funding opportunity. Projects awarded through the removal grant competition will create long-term, quantifiable ecological habitat improvements for NOAA trust resources, with priority consideration for efforts targeting derelict fishing gear, abandoned and derelict vessels, and other… SEE MORE

Florida Red Tide Mid-Week Update

7/29/2021 - Current Conditions A bloom of the red tide organism, Karenia brevis, persists on the Florida Gulf Coast and in Tampa Bay. Conditions remain improved in most areas of Tampa Bay relative to prior weeks. Over the past week, K. brevis was detected in 109 samples. Bloom concentrations (>100,000 cells/liter) were observed in 59 samples: seven from Pasco County, 12… SEE MORE
Even an unnamed storm can expose a harbor's vulnerabilities. Make a storm plan now to prevent surprises this summer.

‘Destructive’ Severe Thunderstorm Warning to Trigger Emergency Alerts on Mobile Phones

7/27/2021 - The National Weather Service has announced that a new category of "Destructive" Severe Thunderstorm Warning will trigger wireless Emergency Alerts on mobile phones starting August 2. Severe thunderstorms can be life threatening, but not all severe storms are the same. The National Weather Service has announced that a new category… SEE MORE