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COCOA BEACH — Dawn Stevenson sees the brown, wool-like gunk lap up every summer. But in recent years, she's noticed more severe algae outbreaks hit her hometown beach.
The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ), through its Beach Monitoring Program, continues to maintain water contact warnings across the Mississippi Gulf Coast for all 21 sampling stations.
Oceano Dunes on California’s central coast will remain open to off-road vehicles for at least another year.
For those who have trouble walking but have always wanted to see Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore in northern Michigan, there is good news. In a Facebook post over the weekend, the national lakeshore said they now have beach wheelchairs available for free.
Town Administrator Richard Rainer said police will not infringe any person’s right to use the McCorrie Point Beach responsibly. But they just can’t park there after 9 p.m.
You come here to unwind. To watch waves lapping against the shore, as they will until the end of time. To see a giddy child at play, trying to outrun the tide.
Fish out of water, the grunion run — or, more accurately, wriggle — onto the coastline in the warmest months, only when the moon is full or new and the tide is high. They are there to spawn, creating a spectacle unique to Southern California and Baja California.
Todd Sutz of the Island Inspired Board Company has handcrafted nearly 100 adaptive surfboards for various types of disabilities.
Kama3, Hawaii’s popular surfing pig, was reportedly killed over the weekend while sleeping in a pen at a Hauula-based ranch.
MANDEVILLE, Miss. — An outbreak of toxic bacteria is ruining some beach plans in Mississippi, where authorities are warning people not to swim or eat seafood from polluted coastal waters.
SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- California beach water quality sagged slightly in 2018-19, driven in large part by increased rainfall, according to the 29th annual Beach Report Card that the environmental-advocacy nonprofit released today. Heal the Bay assigned A-to-F letter grades for California beaches in the 2018-19 report, based on levels of weekly bacterial pollution in the ocean measured by county health agencies.
TYBEE ISLAND, Ga. (WTOC) - The Georgia Department of Public Health has issued another beach water advisory for part of Tybee Island.
Australians love our iconic coastal lifestyle. So many of our settlements are spread along our huge coastline. Real estate prices soar where we can catch a view of the water.
Bulgaria’s National Assembly approved on June 13 the second reading of amendments to the Black Sea Act that ban tents, as well as vehicles including campers and caravans, from the country’s Black Sea dunes.
(Reuters) - Pebble Beach Golf Links, which hosts the U.S. Open this week, hopes the world’s best golfers will keep their balls on the fairways and out of the sensitive coastal waters, which have been overwhelmed by decades of golf ball pollution.
I absolutely understand that we need to protect and manage our fish and fisheries. It’s just that I’m trying to figure out how to run a business when the rules change dramatically without warning.
CHATHAM – Erosion town officials are calling serious, combined with nesting piping plovers, is restricting vehicle access to North Beach.The front beach from trails 6 to 8 is closed, and there is limited beachfront parking to the north of trail 7.
A woman from Ohio was run over Tuesday afternoon as she sunbathed on a short stretch of beach where parking is allowed near Seaside Park in Fernandina Beach. The driver, Gregory Lee Green Jr., “immediately fled the scene, even after being told by a witness that he had run over the victim,” according to a news release from Police Chief James Hurley, who said that “at least three witnesses” gave information to his officers.
On a recent Saturday, about two dozen people enjoyed the sun on Newcomb Hollow Beach — the scene of last year's fatal shark attack on the Cape.
Beach season is here! Let's talk about how to enjoy the beach and make it better at the same time.
CNT Note: The $12 million rehabilitation of Isla Blanca Park on South Padre Island is a signififcant step forward for improved beach access for the public. Before founding CNT & ASPN, I worked to permit these improvements and others so I included this article as a tip of the hat to my prior days as a coastal consultant. (Peter Ravella, Publisher CNT & ASPN)
Rising water levels on Lake Michigan will mean crowded beaches at Whitefish Dunes State Park this summer. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is forecasting higher water levels on all of the Great Lakes this year.
Anyone who’s been to The Point in Cherry Grove has probably looked across Hog Inlet to see a handful of tall trees towering over the rest of the shrubbery on the undeveloped Waties Island.
In 1970, Bruce Kirby created the perfect single-person sailboat. What made the Laser so unbeatable?
Trees lining the path to Arcadia Beach slant back against the hillside as if permanently enduring invisible gale-force winds.
Welcome to Florida Wonders, a series where Tampa Bay Times journalists tackle reader questions about the people and places in the Tampa Bay area and the state of Florida.
Our beaches come and go seasonally in response to changing wave conditions. The larger and more energetic winter waves stir up the beach sand and carry it offshore, eroding the shoreline back. Six months or so later, the smaller and less energetic spring and summer waves gradually move that sand back onshore, building the beach just in time for all the summer visitors.
The pair have been accused of violating Thai sovereignty by raising a small cabin on top of a big spar 14 nautical miles off the west coast island of Phuket. The Thai navy raided their home this week and authorities revoked the man’s visa
Grantees use BIG funds to construct, renovate and maintain marinas and other facilities with features for transient boats, that are 26 feet or more in length, and are used for recreation. They can also be used to educate the public about recreational boating.
According to Agence France-Presse, a suburb of Paris with a population of about 50,000 people, has placed an official bid to host surfing when the 2024 games come to France. It joins Biarritz and Lacanau, two known surf destinations in Europe for the honor to host Olympic surf competition but there’s one unique characteristic about Sevran for surf fans worth noting: it’s 175 km from the ocean.
SEEING an Australian marsupial is special at any time, but when it's an echidna on a beach, it's iconic.
New Surfing Australia chief executive Chris Mater has described the sport in Tasmania as an "exciting proposition", but saying at present it still is very much in the "development stage" when it comes to matching up with other states.
World Surf League: Nossa, Queensland /AUS (Wednesday, March 6, 2019) - The new look World Surf League (WSL) Longboard Tour (LT) will commence this week at one of the world’s most iconic surfing locations, Noosa, Queensland. I