Is there a dirty secret under your dream home?

A lateral sewer line connects a home’s plumbing to the public sewer system, and it’s the owner’s responsibility to maintain it. An old and damaged lateral line could lead to sewage back-ups into your yard and home, turning your dream purchase into a mess of costly repairs.

Piney Point Monitoring Updates

Updates on Tampa Bay’s response to the 2021 Piney Point discharge event, coordinated with partner support by the Tampa Bay Estuary Program.

The State of the Bay

A comprehensive look at our program’s accomplishments from 2016 – 2018 and its plans for the future.

Partnership for a Healthy Bay

Tampa Bay Estuary Program’s mission is to build partnerships to restore and protect Tampa Bay through implementation of a scientifically sound, community-based management plan.

2020 Habitat Master Plan Update

Tampa Bay is home to a rich mosaic of habitats that provide life-sustaining resources to wildlife and humans alike.  The 2020 Habitat Master Plan Update identifies habitat restoration targets that consider future stressors facing our region. 

BASIS7-ANEP

BASIS7-ANEP has been postponed until Spring 2022 (Feb. 27-Mar. 4). More updates and details will follow on the conference landing page.

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A quick look at the Tampa Bay Estuary Program’s upcoming events.

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News from Around the Estuary

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Follow the links below for news from our colleagues at Bay Soundings, Tampa Bay’s environmental and science news journal.

TBEP Newsletter Archive

A complete archive of our Bay Postscript and monthly newsletters.

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Bay Mini Grants at Work – G. Steve Jordan Video Series

Film-maker & Bay Mini-Grant Recipient G. Steve Jordan spent the past year stitching together a story of Tampa Bay, its watershed, and our Program in this 3-part series.