With more visitors comes more maintenance problems, trash and unauthorized use of business dumpsters. This past month it has also brought more deliberate vandalism to a few structures managed by the Tourist Development Organization.
Guards returned to Navarre Beach March 13, just in time for possible spring break crowds and warmer weather.
The Navarre Beach Safety Division is in its third year. There are 30 lifeguards on staff that range in age from 16-61 and they are employed by the Navarre Beach Fire and Rescue.
They are one of the smaller shorebirds on Navarre Beach and appear to be the busiest.
Sanderlings, the gray and white birds that run back and forth along the water’s edge, spend the winter in places like Northwest Florida and summer in the Arctic.
Crews that keep Navarre Beach maintained for locals and visitors may soon have a little help.
The Tourist Development Council, which met without a quorum Feb. 4, discussed the need for equipment to help the workers move sand under structures and off structures.
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