The Tampa Bay Environmental Restoration Fund (TBERF) is a competitive grants program that supports projects which implement the water quality improvement, habitat restoration, applied research, and education priorities of the Tampa Bay Estuary Program and its partners. The Tampa Bay Estuary Program (TBEP) works with Restore America’s Estuaries (RAE) to encourage local and national contributions from the public and private sectors in order to achieve measurable conservation outcomes for the protection and restoration of Tampa Bay. For more information, contact Science Policy Coordinator Maya Burke.
New proposals are accepted annually from January to March.
A holistic plan for restoration and management of the Little Manatee River Nature Preserve
Maps covering portions of Tampa Bay for these relatively rare habitat types have been created.
Scientists monitored fish, water quality, sediments and bottom dwelling organisms during this study