Featured pages and tools that you'll find on the Atlas.

How has water quality changed over the past decade? This page tracks the trends of three important measures, the concentrations of Chlorophyll a, Total Nitrogen, and Dissolved Oxygen. Get Started ›

Though the lake is outside the CHNEP area, its condition directly affects the ecological health of the entire Caloosahatchee River and its watershed. Get Started ›

Climate change will have a profound effect on coastal southwest Florida. Use this tool to see how habitats are predicted to shift over time, as sea levels rise. Get Started ›

Learn about the Habitat Restoration Needs Plan developed by CHNEP stakeholders to guide habitat preservation/conservation, connectivity, management, restoration, sustainability, and resiliency in the CHNEP area. Get Started ›

This multi-agency hydrologic restoration project aims to restore freshwater flow to tidal creeks that flow into Charlotte Harbor. Get Started ›

Learn about the six Aquatic Preserves within the greater Charlotte Harbor estuary complex. Together they cover 160,000 acres of submerged lands, with a watershed that stretches from Polk County west to Sarasota and south to Lee County. Get Started ›

Southwest Florida's tidal creeks are the vital hydrologic link between estuaries and their watersheds. These assessments of selected creeks characterize their vegetation, bathymetry and bottom hardness. Get Started ›