Lifestyle/Leisure

Monitoring program plays vital role in maintaining seagrass health

Monitoring program plays vital role in maintaining seagrass health

Nearly a decade ago, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission began a seagrass monitoring program in an effort to protect and manage seagrass acreage in Florida. Read the full article in the March 23 issue of Navarre Press. Subscribe online at navarrepress.com for as little as $38 per year.

Seagrass festival teaches conservation lessons

Seagrass festival teaches conservation lessons

Gulf Breeze Shoreline Park south was busy Saturday as volunteers, scientists and community members celebrated Santa Rosa Sound’s seagrass beds during the Seagrass Awareness Festival. Organizer Chris Verlinde of the UF/IFAS Extension Office’s Sea Grant program said the festival combines education and fun. Read the full article in the March 23 issue of Navarre Press. […]

Shorebirds are back

Shorebirds are back

Shorebird season has started along the Gulf Islands National Seashore. The seashore provides a nesting habitat for several species of ground nesting shorebirds. Read the full article in the March 16 issue of Navarre Press. Subscribe online at navarrepress.com for as little as $38 per year.

FWC scuttles move to require kayak license

FWC scuttles move to require kayak license

Last month a citizen panel put together by state boating authorities explored options that could lead to requiring registration and fees for non-motorized boats such as kayaks. Read the full article in the March 16 issue of Navarre Press. Subscribe online at navarrepress.com for as little as $38 per year.

Scavenger hunt raises awareness, funds for turtle conservation

Scavenger hunt raises awareness, funds for turtle conservation

Scavenger hunters scoured the beach for special stones Saturday as part of the Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center’s Rocking Out to Give Sea Turtles More Tomorrows event. Read the full article in the March 16 issue of Navarre Press. Subscribe online at navarrepress.com for as little as $38 per year.

Program kindles conservation interest among Florida kids

Program kindles conservation interest among Florida kids

Seven years ago the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission launched a program to generate interest in the outdoors among youth in the state and establish within them a lifelong love for fish and wildlife conservation. Read the full article in the March 9 issue of Navarre Press. Subscribe online at navarrepress.com for as little […]

Wine and dine raises thousands for Dravet cure

Wine and dine raises thousands for Dravet cure

Juana’s Pagodas and Sailors Grill was packed and purple Friday night as community members wined and dined to raise funds for the Dravet Syndrome Foundation at “Wine and Dine for Dravet-In Honor of Charlotte.” Read the full article in the March 9 issue of Navarre Press. Subscribe online at navarrepress.com for as little as $38 […]

Lifeguard candidates make the cut, return to the beach

Lifeguard candidates make the cut, return to the beach

Tryouts to join the Navarre Beach lifeguards were held Saturday, March 4. Candidates had to swim 600 meters in less than 10 minutes in the Holley by the Sea lap pool, run a mile and a half in less than 12 minutes on the beach sand and perform a mock rescue in the Gulf of […]

Boy Scouts battle lost appeal of great outdoors

Boy Scouts battle lost appeal of great outdoors

Outdoor activities such as camping, canoeing, hiking and swimming all used to be enough to attract youth into the Boy Scouts. Not anymore. Read the full article in the March 2 issue of Navarre Press. Subscribe online at navarrepress.com for as little as $38 per year.

Turn lane construction runs into Spring Break

Turn lane construction runs into Spring Break

Though the county aimed to complete a dedicated right turn lane to alleviate traffic on Navarre Beach ahead of spring break, the project stalled. Read the full article in the March 2 issue of Navarre Press. Subscribe online at navarrepress.com for as little as $38 per year.  

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