Our Mission

Tampa Bay Watch is dedicated to fostering a healthy Tampa Bay watershed through community-driven restoration projects, education programs, and outreach initiatives.



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Discovery Center

Explore our educational space on the St. Pete Pier, featuring interactive exhibits, daily programs, and a touch tank full of animals from the estuary!

Together, we can bring life to the bay.

It takes a community to make lasting change and protect the future of Tampa Bay’s ecosystem.


Volunteer Calendar

Check out all of our upcoming volunteer opportunities.

Become A Member

Are you passionate about protecting our waterways? Take a stand for Tampa Bay’s future.

Our annual events are designed to educate, entertain, and strengthen the community.

Host an unforgettable occasion at our beautiful waterfront event space.

Upholding integrity in every endeavor​




With over 30 years in environmental conservation, Tampa Bay Watch remains dedicated to restoring and protecting the Tampa Bay estuary and watershed. Our approach combines natural strategies with practical management, ensuring resources are used effectively and transparently. We adhere to the highest standards of accountability, aligning our operations with leading industry benchmarks. This ethical focus helps advance our mission and remain focused on impactful results.


Our commitment extends to our partners, volunteers, and communities, engaging them in every aspect of our work. This collaborative effort is rooted in open communication and mutual respect. The results are evident in Tampa Bay’s revitalized shorelines and acknowledgement we receive from both independent evaluators and our community. As we progress, Tampa Bay Watch remains committed to this path of excellence and trust, honoring our enduring obligation to the environment and all those who join us in protecting it.

Tampa Bay Watch is committed to the highest level of transparency. We have earned the 2023 Platinum Seal of Transparency, showcasing the progress and results we’re making toward our mission! 

Charity Navigator, America’s premier independent charity evaluator, awarded Tampa Bay Watch four out of a possible four stars. This rating indicates that we adhere to good governance and other best practices that minimize the chance of unethical activities and consistently execute our mission in a fiscally responsible way.


 Please click here to review our four-star rating.


This report provides a strategic roadmap for Tampa Bay Watch (TBW) for 2022 to 2026. The updated strategic plan clearly communicates shared programmatic priorities and intended outcomes, as well as provides a framework that guides decisions about how to align personnel and financial resources with the program’s mission in ways that maximize the program’s impact on Tampa Bay recovery. 


The above financial statements are presented for informational purposes only. A copy of the printed financial statements will be provided upon request.