Sep 22, 2021

Wheelchair accessible mats return to Navarre Beach

Mats that allow people in wheelchairs to get closer to the Gulf of Mexico are being reinstalled at Navarre Beach following a series of storms that saw waves reaching to the base of the dunes.

Sep 15, 2021

Check out winners, photos of 31st Juana Good Times Regatta

Blue skies speckled with cumulus clouds is what sailors saw when they looked up as they leaned into the wind this past weekend at the 31st Annual Juana Good Time Regatta.

This year 90 registered vessels competed – 75 registered catamarans and another 15 sailboats.


Sep 12, 2021

Navarre Beach nest hatches, one tiny turtle left behind

Being born on a busy beach can be an exhausting experience for a tiny turtle. The last of six loggerhead nests hatched last week on Navarre Beach.

Sep 8, 2021

Updated turtle ordinance dims lights island-wide

The Santa Rosa County Board of County Commissioners has updated the portion of the land development code that governs lighting to protect nesting sea turtles.

Sep 2, 2021

Nest hatches, stragglers make way to water’s edge

A sea turtle nest assessment by the Navarre Beach Sea Turtle Conservation Center on Aug. 22 counted a total of 92 hatched loggerhead turtle eggs.

Sep 1, 2021

Navarre Beach boat parade to honor first responders

A year ago on September 5, more than 1,000 boats crossed under the Navarre Beach Bridge in hopes of breaking a Guinness World Record, but the effort fell short due to not having a complete video of start to finish, according to organizers.

Aug 25, 2021

Beach flowers common sight in coastal dune areas

Spend time at the beach and you’ll notice the sand and the sun and the water.

But if you look along parking lots and roads, you may also spot some of the most common beach blooms.


Aug 19, 2021

Sea turtles successfully released

The Gulfarium’s C.A.R.E. Center successfully released five rehabilitated sea turtles Thursday morning, including three Kemp’s ridleys, at Inlet Beach.

Aug 18, 2021

Since you asked: Are surfers allowed in the water when double red flags are flying?

When double red flags fly at local beaches, the waters are closed to swimmers.

Aug 16, 2021

Milton man happy to reel in big red drum off beach

Using his lucky vintage 45-year-old fishing rod, Navarre resident Jim Streacker reeled in a 45-inch, 40-plus pound red drum fish while surf fishing last week.


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