Tampa Bay Watch is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the protection and restoration of the Tampa Bay estuary through scientific and educational programs.

The 24th Annual

Great Bay Scallop Search is August 26

Don your snorkel and sign up quickly: The Great Bay Scallop Search date has been set for Saturday, August 26. We are recruiting 200 volunteer snorkelers to search for scallops in select areas within Boca Ciega and Lower Tampa Bay.  Click here for this year's Scallop Search details.

We invite you to

Savor the Bay

Join us on Thursday, September 7 at Sea Salt St. Pete, where master chefs will create food artistry with a perfect blend of flavors to complement a five-course seasonally inspired dinner and wine pairing.  Click here for more details.

It's the 11th annual

Evening for the Bay

Saturday, November 4 at the Tampa Bay Watch Marine and Education Center. This year, Tampa Bay Watch welcomes you to grass skirts, flower shirts, torch lights, and tropical delights!  Click here for event details.



Gear Up for Summer!

Introducing our new UV-blocking sunshirt color choices! Limited quantities of each available. Get the best gear in the bay at the Tampa Bay Watch online store.  Shop here.


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