Tag Archive: living shorelines

National Estuaries Week! – What We Can Do

In the last edition in this series we discussed some of the issues and problems our estuaries are facing. For the final edition for National Estuaries Week we want to leave you with some ideas on you can help improve things.   The first issue we dealt with was eutrophication – or nutrient overloading. The …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2015/09/25/national-estuaries-week-what-we-can-do/

Improving Water Quality; bringing back the bayous

Those who have lived in the Pensacola area for many years will remember the days when our local bayous were places people water skiied, kids learned to swim, and fishermen brought home plenty of speckled trout.  But today we see little of this.  Water quality within our bayous has declined to a point that the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://escambia.ifas.ufl.edu/blog/2013/03/12/improving-water-quality-bringing-back-the-bayous/