Creek-Happy Holiday

Creek-Happy Holiday

The holidays are coming quickly. Finding unique gifts can be a challenge. Here are some ideas that also give back to Phillippi Creek!  Gifts that Reduce Litter Brown Paper Packages Tied Up With String Wrapping paper and decorations are a huge source of waste after the...
Certify Your Yard For Conservation

Certify Your Yard For Conservation

Does your yard support native plants or animals and set an example for your neighborhood? If so, your hard work should be recognized by officially certifying your yard as Certified Wildlife Habitat or a Certified Florida-Friendly Yard. Both of these designations...
Create a Backyard Bird Haven

Create a Backyard Bird Haven

A recent publication in Science highlights the loss of roughly 3 billion birds in the U.S. and Canada since 1970. These results signify an urgent need to protect and support our local populations wherever we can. Luckily, turning your yard into high-end bird real...
New Antenna to Monitor Snook in the creek

New Antenna to Monitor Snook in the creek

Tidal creeks, like Phillippi Creek, provide important shelter and food resources for fish like snook, especially young fish. Over the last few years, Mote Marine Laboratory and Sarasota County have been working together to track the behavior of snook in Phillippi...