Seagrass

Army Corps cautions subdivision about dredging canals

Army Corps cautions subdivision about dredging canals

The waterfront subdivision of Santa Rosa Shores has received a warning of sorts from the Army Corps of Engineers about its plan to dredge parts of the canals that allow boat access to its 231 homeowners. In an eight-page letter, sent to county officials in May, the Army Corps raised questions about possible environmental damage […]

Scallop population woes keep ban in effect

Scallop population woes keep ban in effect

While the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission recently restructured the season structure for recreational scalloping, the outlook for that opportunity opening up in Northwest Florida in the near future isn’t the brightest. Searches have been done in this area, including two scheduled for this year, but they haven’t produced results indicating there is a […]

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.