Learning & Education Tools

Visit these pages to increase your understanding and appreciation of our water resources.

This online library is a diverse collection of resource materials with research reports, management plans, assessments, conservation tips, website links, videos, and more. Find what you’re looking for using keyword search and filtering options. Get Started ›

View the Digital Library contents on a map, and find what you’re looking for with a combination of map selection, keyword search, and filtering options. Get Started ›

The restoration database contains information about habitat projects that have occurred since the 1970s in the Tampa Bay watershed. Get Started ›

In Florida, water issues always seem to be a hot topic. Get the latest, and find out about upcoming opportunities to become involved in water resource conservation. Get Started ›

Find out about upcoming environmental events, recreational outings and volunteer workdays. Opportunities abound for enjoying our waterways and improving our watersheds. Get Started ›

Today's stormwater systems effectively prevent flooding, but they are also efficient conduits of pollutants into surface water bodies. Learn how we all can reduce the quantity of stormwater and lessen the pollutant load in urban runoff. Get Started ›

View images of Manatee County's people, places, and natural resources, past and present. Get Started ›

Watch and learn about Manatee County's waterways, history, people and wildlife... and find new places to explore! Get Started ›

Check this list to find out who to call to report problems or to ask questions about rules, regulations, and permitting. Get Started ›