City of Naples Natural Resources<br />   City of Naples <br />Michael R. Bauer, Ph.D.    Natural Resources Manager<br />
City of NaplesNatural Resources Division<br />Management ● Science ● Restoration● Outreach<br />STATE OF THE BAY REPORT<br />
Naples Bay Watershed<br />10 square miles<br />120 square miles<br />
Golden Gate Canal Diversions <br />ASR<br />200 mgd<br />Henderson Creek<br />ASR<br />
STORMWATER RUNOFF<br />“The Number One Pollutant in Florida is Stormwater.”<br />Florida Department of Environmental Prote...
Start of <br />Rainy Season<br />Wet <br />Month<br />Chlorophyll a (Nutrients)<br />Annual Mean < 11ug/l<br />Naples Bay ...
Extension Toxicology Network<br />Comprised of Cornell University, Michigan State University, Oregon State University, and...
Copper<br />
New Landscape/Fertilizer Ordinance<br />1. Landscape City Certification        Best Management Practices (BMPs)<br />For l...
Freedom Park<br />X<br />Gordon River Greenway Park<br />X<br />Conservancy<br />X<br />Riverside Filter Marsh<br />X<br />
Historic Habitat Comparison<br />Pre Development (1950’s)<br />Seagrass: approx. 68 acres<br />                           ...
 <br />1<br />2<br />Reef<br />Sites<br /> <br />1.  Naples <br />Landing<br />       2 .          Windstar<br />
Riprap and Seawalls<br />
RIPRAP<br />An Environmentally Friendly Alternative to Seawalls<br />An Environmentally Friendly Alternative<br /> to Seaw...
Seagrass Beds<br />"The Rainforest of the Estuary"<br />
A single acre of 	seagrass…<br />Can produce 10 tons of leaves<br />Support 4,000 fish and <br />		50,000,000 invertebrate...
Bathymetric Mapping<br />
WHAT IS A RAIN GARDEN?<br />A landscaping  feature planted with native perennial plants <br />Used to manage stormwater  r...
Why build a rain garden?<br />Beautify Your Yard<br />Conserve Water<br />Improve the water quality of Naples Bay <br />
How do you build a rain garden?<br />
20 Year Plan   State Of The Bay Report
20 Year Plan   State Of The Bay Report
20 Year Plan   State Of The Bay Report
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  1. 1. City of Naples Natural Resources<br /> City of Naples <br />Michael R. Bauer, Ph.D. Natural Resources Manager<br />
  2. 2. City of NaplesNatural Resources Division<br />Management ● Science ● Restoration● Outreach<br />STATE OF THE BAY REPORT<br />
  3. 3. Naples Bay Watershed<br />10 square miles<br />120 square miles<br />
  4. 4. Golden Gate Canal Diversions <br />ASR<br />200 mgd<br />Henderson Creek<br />ASR<br />
  5. 5. STORMWATER RUNOFF<br />“The Number One Pollutant in Florida is Stormwater.”<br />Florida Department of Environmental Protection<br />
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  7. 7. Start of <br />Rainy Season<br />Wet <br />Month<br />Chlorophyll a (Nutrients)<br />Annual Mean < 11ug/l<br />Naples Bay Annual Mean= 4.7 ug/l<br />
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  9. 9. Extension Toxicology Network<br />Comprised of Cornell University, Michigan State University, Oregon State University, and UC Davis<br />Copper is very toxic to fish. <br />Small amounts can have damaging effects<br />May cause significant decreases in populations of aquatic invertebrates, plants and fish <br />
  10. 10. Copper<br />
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  21. 21. New Landscape/Fertilizer Ordinance<br />1. Landscape City Certification Best Management Practices (BMPs)<br />For landscape professionals<br />Learn BMPs for fertilization, pesticides, irrigation, plant selection<br />Environmental component<br />Become “City-Certified”<br />
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  23. 23. Freedom Park<br />X<br />Gordon River Greenway Park<br />X<br />Conservancy<br />X<br />Riverside Filter Marsh<br />X<br />
  24. 24. Historic Habitat Comparison<br />Pre Development (1950’s)<br />Seagrass: approx. 68 acres<br /> (27 ha)<br />Oyster beds: approx. 51 acres<br /> (21 ha)<br />Post Development (2005)<br />Seagrass: approx. 4 acres<br /> (2 ha)<br />Seagrass only in lower region<br />Oyster beds: approx. 12 acres<br /> (5 ha)<br />
  25. 25.  <br />1<br />2<br />Reef<br />Sites<br /> <br />1. Naples <br />Landing<br /> 2 . Windstar<br />
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  33. 33. Riprap and Seawalls<br />
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  35. 35. RIPRAP<br />An Environmentally Friendly Alternative to Seawalls<br />An Environmentally Friendly Alternative<br /> to Seawalls<br />
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  41. 41. Seagrass Beds<br />"The Rainforest of the Estuary"<br />
  42. 42. A single acre of seagrass…<br />Can produce 10 tons of leaves<br />Support 4,000 fish and <br /> 50,000,000 invertebrates<br />Provide food, habitat, and nursery grounds<br />
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  46. 46. Bathymetric Mapping<br />
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  52. 52. WHAT IS A RAIN GARDEN?<br />A landscaping  feature planted with native perennial plants <br />Used to manage stormwater  runoff from impervious  surfaces <br />Roofs, sidewalks, and parking lots<br />
  53. 53. Why build a rain garden?<br />Beautify Your Yard<br />Conserve Water<br />Improve the water quality of Naples Bay <br />
  54. 54. How do you build a rain garden?<br />

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