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The Oregon State Parks and Recreation Commission has voted to allow beach driving to continue in fall, winter, and spring at one access point in Lincoln City and to prohibit it year-round at the other starting Oct. 1 due to ongoing safety issues.
On the afternoon of Sept. 1, Cape Hatteras National Seashore temporarily closed a stretch of beach between the Buxton Beach Access and the area of the Buxton jetties after substantial post-storm beach erosion was observed and reports of a strong smell of fuel were received from visitors.
The state Department of Environmental Protection says the closures are a violation of state laws governing coastal use permits.
A dead body was found in the jaws of a huge alligator in Florida on Friday. The body has been identified as Sabrina Peckham, 41, who was previously caught trespassing onto nearby wetland.
The toxic algal blooms can cause respiratory and sinus irritation in humans, according to park officials.
“We want to promote the connection between Portugal and California through surfing”
Jenkinson's has been warned by the state to reopen access to the beach in Point Pleasant Beach after closing all entrance points last week.
The skies were sunny Tuesday, with a moderate breeze of about 10 m.p.h. and temperatures in the 80s. The beach in Point Pleasant Beach, however, was fully devoid of – anybody.
Beachgoers in Seaside Heights who enter the ocean when no lifeguard is on duty, or when there are red flag conditions prohibiting swimming, are being put on notice they could face police summonses, the borough’s mayor said Thursday.
Facebook group is leading the charge for access to the beach
Orcas have developed a habit of playing with sailboats along the coast of Spain, to the annoyance of the European yachting community. Sometimes the encounter is remarkable but harmless; sometimes it results in real damage, as it did for the German-flagged sailboat Meu off the coast of Cape Touriñán last week.
The first confirmed Grey Gull for the United States has been discovered in western Florida.
Rhode Island's new shoreline access law had its first day in court on Wednesday, offering a preview of the arguments to come.
Video shows Marine veteran Stephen Houser spotting Gabe McCabe as he struggles against the rip current on Long Beach Island.
The long, frustrating wait to regain direct access to the ocean and lucrative fishing grounds via Puna’s Pohoiki boat ramp — which became landlocked during the 2018 Kīlauea eruption — could finally be over before the end of next year.
Several people along the East Coast have contracted a rare “flesh-eating” bacterial infection that scientists say is exacerbated by climate change.
NEPTUNE - The Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association closes access to the beach from the boardwalk on Sunday mornings in the summer, believing it provides a "quality-of-life benefit" to the community.
The beach towns of Rehoboth, Bethany, and Dewey won’t allow marijuana establishments — and South Bethany, Lewes, and Ocean View could be next.
Sault Ste Marie - Many of the man-made beaches recently built, proposed or under construction are part of revitalization megaprojects; city staff is eyeing Bellevue Park as potential location
The City Council plans to discuss an ordinance that would prohibit everything except umbrellas
The California Coastal Commission will appeal a recent ruling by a San Luis Obispo Superior Court judge to allow off-road riding at the Oceano Dunes.
Greece's Finance Minister promised Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2023, to intensify inspections of beach bars and other businesses renting out seaside chaise lounges and umbrellas, following complaints that non-paying island beachgoers can't find a spot on the sand.
“No local selfish interest should be permitted, through politics or otherwise, to destroy or even impair this great birthright of our people.” Oregon Governor Oswald West, 1913
Leaking blood and carrying an enormous bite gash on his leg, a Western Australian man managed to swim an incredible 2,000 feet back to shore - where an off duty nurse gave him first aid before the ambulance arrived