Throughout the State of Florida, increasing nutrient levels in waterways are adversely impacting estuaries – reducing productivity while increasing the growth of harmful and toxic algae blooms. Shafer Consulting was selected by Gulf Coast Community Foundation to lead a unique community initiative to develop a playbook of actionable nutrient reduction strategies. The Community Playbook for Healthy Waterways will help focus, prioritize, coordinate, and fund activities of diverse stakeholders from government and non-profits to businesses and homeowner associations.