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Press Releases

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Tampa Bay Watch announces Grant from The Community Foundation of Tampa Bay

The generous $25,000 grant will support Bay Grasses in Classes (BGIC) which provides middle and high school students with an educational resource to learn about ecological practices while enhancing science-based curriculums at their schools and building environmental stewardship.

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Tampa Bay Watch receives $10,000 grant from Duke Energy Foundation

Tampa Bay Watch received a $10,000 grant from the Duke Energy Foundation to create powerful communities in Tampa Bay through their Bay Grasses in Classes initiative.

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Tampa Bay Watch selected as a 2020 One Tampa Bay honoree by the Tampa Bay Business Journal

The Tampa Bay Business Journal has selected Tampa Bay Watch to be an honoree for One Tampa Bay, an award that honors nonprofit organizations and for-profit companies for their philanthropic efforts. This year’s class features 17 corporate philanthropy honorees and 21 nonprofit organizations, out of over 220 nominations. These awards bring together the region’s nonprofit organizations with the companies going above and beyond when it comes to giving back to the community.

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Tampa Bay Watch Discovery Center Announces Sea Science After-Care Academy and ExPIERences

Is your child interested in science or marine biology? Come ExPIERience Tampa Bay Watch Discovery Center’s fun filled after-school programs on the St. Pete Pier! Whether you are currently enrolled in school, virtual learning, or homeschooling, these supplemental marine science programs will keep your students engaged and excited about learning.

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Tampa Bay Watch’s 26th Annual Scallop Search Yields 133 Scallops in Do-it-yourself Format

Tampa Bay Watch recently held their annual Great Bay Scallop Search, but participants conducted the survey on their own this year in order to allow for safe social distancing. 36 teams of volunteer boaters and kayakers snorkeled in Lower Tampa Bay, finding a grand total of 133 scallops throughout August 15-23.

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New TBW Online Education Resources

Tampa Bay Watch offers new online learning resources, bringing the estuary to you! Click here to read more, or visit the  Education Resources page. 

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