Join other community members in taking action to protect and restore our water resources.

Sarasota County has several volunteer programs that benefit area water resources. Coordination and training for each is provided by the County. Get Started ›

The NEST program helps neighborhoods identify and run projects that will help conserve rainwater, preserve plant buffers and minimize fertilizer and pesticide runoff that threatens Sarasota County's water bodies. Get Started ›

10 ways you can improve water quality in your community so you can have more birds, more fish – and more fun! Get Started ›

Sarasota County's Seagrass Monitoring Program aims at better understanding and managing seagrass habitat and the benefits that seagrasses provide. Get Started ›

Use this form to report discharges or dumping into lakes, streams, rivers, canals, ditches, stormwater ponds, or even into a manhole, stormdrain or curb inlet in the street. 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 Sarasota’s coastal habitats. Get Started ›

We are looking for residents that have historical information about Sarasota County's unique water resources. Please provide some preliminary information below, and someone from the Water Atlas will contact you within two weeks. Get Started ›

Submit a document, website, case study, video, or organization for inclusion on the Water Atlas. Get Started ›