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Northeast
Recreation

NJ - Beach tag fees going up — Here's an idea for NJ

As you know I generally support what would be considered "User Fees." If you are the one using the product, service or location, the burden for funding should be placed at least partially on you. That doesn't mean people should pay through the nose to spend a few hours enjoying the beach and the ocean.

Gulf of Mexico
Recreation

AL - Governor Ivey Joins in Celebration of New Boating Access

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey recently joined in the celebrations of major improvements in boating access in west central Alabama and at the Gulf Coast with ribbon-cutting ceremonies at Demopolis City Landing and The Launch at ICW.

Hawaii & Alaska
Recreation

HI - Parking fees, 'locals-only hours' to begin at some Maui beaches

Visitors to Ulua Beach and the Kamaole Beach Parks in South Maui will soon have to pay a parking fee if they don’t possess a valid Hawaii driver’s license, Hawaii News Now reported.

International
Recreation

South Africa - Surfers, miners fight over South Africa's white beaches

To those who live here, it's like a little piece of heaven, boasting pink flamingos, white beaches and blue ocean waters.

Northeast
Recreation

ME - Some Maine lobstermen build their boats more for racing than fishing

Beals Island, Maine, lobsterman Winfred “Winnie” Alley has a new boat – a Libby 34 christened the Faith Melle.

Hawaii & Alaska
Recreation

HI - Maui residents excited about ‘locals-only hours’ to begin at certain beach parks

KIHEI (HawaiiNewsNow) - Starting as early as spring, visitors will have to pay to park at Ulua Beach and the Kamaole Beach Parks in South Maui.

Gulf of Mexico
Recreation

LA - Video: U.S. Coast Guard Saves Three Men From Sharks off Louisiana

On Sunday, the U.S. Coast Guard rescued three boaters about 25 nm off the coast of Louisiana - just in time to save them from sharks.

Mid-Atlantic
Recreation

NC - Opposition emerges to Duck plan for beach access at Barrier Island Station

At an Oct. 5 meeting that featured numerous objections to the plan, the Duck Town Council voted 4-1 to move forward with revisions to its CAMA permit applications to allow vehicular access at Barrier Island Station Duck Resort. Initially, that access will be used to transport workers for the town’s upcoming beach nourishment process.

Coastwide
Recreation

USA - How To Fix Americans' Diminishing Access to the Coasts

The U.S. government should protect Americans’ right to work and recreate on the coasts by requiring that publicly funded projects provide and improve public access.

International
Recreation

CR - National Hispanic American Heritage Month 2022 - Experience Pura Vida With the Fabulous Birds of Costa Rica

If you are a “birder,” Costa Rica is a paradise for you. That’s exactly what a group of “birders” and nature photographers from Marco and Naples did. They booked a one-of-a-kind trip to the Costa Rican rainforest to capture just a handful of the 850+ species of its iconic birds.

Hawaii & Alaska
Recreation

HI - There are four green sand beaches on Earth. Hawaii's has been 'desecrated.'

There are only four green sand beaches on Earth, and Hawaii has one of them. Located at Hawaii Island’s South Point in the district of Kau, Papakolea Beach has rare olivine sands, created by a volcanic cinder cone. But the beauty of the area masks the issues around it.