Langdon Beach

Docked once again

Docked once again

Pelican Perch and Turtle Runner, the two boats that will be used to anchor Gulf Island National Seashore’s ferry service in Pensacola Bay, are unwrapped and out of dry dock. But the boats won’t be leaving the dock just yet. Read the full article in the May 17 issue of Navarre Press. Visit www.navarrepress.com/subscribe to […]

Ferry service aims to provide more than transit

Ferry service aims to provide more than transit

West Ship Island in Mississippi was used as a model when plans went into motion to bring a ferry service to Pensacola to transport people to and from Fort Pickens and Pensacola Beach. “We relied an awful lot on the history and knowledge of their successful ferry service in designing the service here,” said Dan […]

Update: 1,400 lbs. removed from Gulf

Update: 1,400 lbs. removed from Gulf

Crews have been working since Friday to remove a tar mat that was discovered near Langdon Beach in the Fort Pickens Area of Gulf Islands National Seashore. U.S. Coast Guard Public Information Officer Natalie Murphy said about 1,400 pounds of material had been collected by the end of the day Monday. “Clean up crews have been […]