Hurricane Ian

October 3rd, 2022 The TBEP team made it through the passage of Hurricane Ian relatively unscathed, and all feel extremely fortunate. Staff and families are all okay. Some of us experienced power outages through the storm (and currently still), but our offices are...

CCMP RFP FAQs

CCMP RFP FAQs

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Tampa Bay Estuary Program CCMP 2022 Interim Update The Tampa Bay Estuary Program (TBEP) is soliciting proposals for assistance with public engagement, research, and writing of the 2022 Interim Update of Charting The Course: The Comprehensive...

Life in the Bay

#LoveTampaBay   "Life in the Bay" Community Video2021 marks the beginning of TBEP's fourth decade as a partnership for a healthy Tampa Bay. As the region continues to grow and change, Tampa Bay remains a story of environmental success, a model for collaborative...

Piney Point Monitoring

What is Piney Point? Piney Point is the site of a former phosphate processing plant located on 676 acres of land in northern Manatee County, Florida near the coastline of lower Tampa Bay.  First built in 1966, the plant produced fertilizer for decades until it was...

2022 TBERF

2022 TBERF

2022 Now accepting proposals2022 TBERF The Tampa Bay Environmental Restoration Fund (TBERF) is a strategic partnership between the Tampa Bay Estuary Program and Restore America’s Estuaries. To date, funding for TBERF-2022 has been provided by the Southwest Florida...

Current Management Board Members

Current Management Board Members     Tom Ash - Chair - Hillsborough County Environmental Protection Commission Kelli Levy - Vice Chair – Technical Advisory Committee Co-Chair Jan Allyn – Community Advisory Committee Co-Chair Ben Allushuski, P.E. - City of Tampa...

Current Policy Board Members

Current Policy Board Members

Current Policy Board Members     Commissioner Charlie Justice - Chair - Pinellas County Commissioner Michael Owen - Hillsborough County Commissioner Kevin Van Ostenbridge - Manatee County Commissioner Jack Mariano - Pasco County Councilmember Ed Montanari – City...

Notice of Intent | Trash-Free Waters

The Tampa Bay Estuary Program intends to issue contract awards to Osprey World LLC, Keep Pinellas Beautiful, and Keep Tampa Bay Beautiful in response to Request for Proposals. Failure to file a protest within the time prescribed in section 120.57(3), Florida Statutes,...

Habitat Master Plan

Habitat Master Plan The habitats of Tampa Bay, such as seagrasses, mangroves, salt marshes, and wet prairies, provide food, shelter, and other important services that support numerous birds, fish, mammals, and invertebrates. Prior to the 1980s, significant damage was...