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 ›

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 ›

Coastal watersheds present special problems and opportunities. This wiki shares the results of the Sarasota Watershed Symposium, where participants shared ideas for improving the health and productivity of coastal habitats. 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 ›

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 ›

These images depict the beauty and diversity of Charlotte Harbor's large watershed, its natural resources and wildlife. Get Started ›

Watch and learn about Charlotte Harbor's waterways and wildlife... and how you can help protect them. 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 ›