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.

Virtual Learning

Empowering students through virtual estuary education

Catch a glimpse of the estuary through our virtual programs streamed live in your classroom! Our virtual programs provide teachers and students a variety of learning opportunities from the comfort of their classroom. Our programs are designed to teach basic science principles and leave students empowered to act as environmental stewards. Virtual-learning requires teacher participation and preparation with the guidance of Tampa Bay Watch educators.


Field trip kits

Field trip kits are hands-on, marine science labs taught virtually by Tampa Bay Watch educators.
Field trip kits are delivered directly to your school and include all supplies needed for your virtual program.

$75 per program


A short, virtual presentation by Tampa Bay Watch educators engages your students while offering a glance at the Tampa Bay estuary and its inhabitants.

$50 per program

Email Katie Mastenbrook at [email protected] with questions about field trip experiences.