About Ed Alber
Born in St. Louise, Ed moved to the Tampa Bay area in 1989. He graduated in 1956 from the Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point, NY, and after 42 years in the defense industry, retired as Director of Communications from Primex Technologies. Always active in state and local politics, Ed remained as a consultant for General Dynamics into retirement.
Besides being one of the founding members of the Board of Directors for Tampa Bay Watch, Ed also developed the Tampa Bay Restoration Foundation, worked on the acquisition and development of the marine and education center, created benefit fishing tournaments and facilitated long-term corporate supporters of Tampa Bay Watch.
Dedicated to Habitat Protection and Restoration in Tampa Bay
Tampa Bay Watch is working to preserve the delicate ecological balance that exists in Tampa Bay. A nonprofit organization established in 1993, Tampa Bay Watch performs a variety of habitat restoration and protection activities throughout the year, utilizing thousands of volunteers to help the bay recover from its environmental problems. Individuals of all ages from community groups, scout troops, schools and others participate in salt marsh plantings, storm drain markings, oyster bar creation, coastal cleanups, and wildlife protection each year, demonstrating environmental stewardship in its purest form.
3000 Pinellas Bayway South
Tierra Verde, FL 33715