Red Tide Continues to Make its way through Southwest Florida Waterways

Nov 17, 2022 | Featured, Harmful Algal Blooms, Press

Originally published by FOX4 News on November 17, 2022

Red tide continues to make its way across southwest Florida waterways. Some areas are not feeling the full effect, though many beaches are seeing some traces of the bloom.

“It’s pretty dynamic where it’s at,” said John Cassani with Calusa Waterkeeper.

The non-profit organization aims to protect waterways and track any harmful bacteria, such as red tide. He says the algae is spread across at least 1,000 square miles in southwest Florida.

“It’s out there in various densities,” he said. “It’s getting up there to medium, high levels now.”

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