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Management activities at St. Joseph Bay Aquatic Preserve have been discontinued as of July 1, 2011.
The following pages describe former ecosystem science
programs which will be restarted should revenue streams improve.
Science is the foundation of resource management. It provides information about natural processes
and the effects of our activities, thus providing the knowledge we need to make effective resource
management decisions. Monitoring helps recognize changes or trends over time.
Other elements of the ecosystem science program at St. Joseph Bay included:
More detailed information on each of these programs is
available in the
St. Joseph Bay Aquatic Preserve Management
December 13, 2012
2012 State of Florida