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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 clean water playbook of actionable nutrient reduction strategies. The Community Playbook for Clean Water will help focus, prioritize, coordinate, and fund activities of diverse stakeholders from government and non-profits to businesses and homeowner associations.