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Winter the Dolphin

Coast Lines: AMI and Ocean Allies

The Anna Maria Island business community, tourism promoters, environmental groups and local governments could take a tip from the new Ocean Allies project in...
Egmont Key ruins in water

Egmont Key renourishment starting soon

EGMONT KEY – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is supplying the weapons in the only battle Fort Dade has ever seen – the...
Hands Across the Sand oil protest

Oil drilling off, then back on ballot

Even though it addresses two entirely unrelated subjects – prohibiting oil drilling and indoor vaping - Florida Constitutional Amendment 9 will be included on...
red tide resources

Red tide resources

Related coverage Hurricane Michael could make red tide better – or worse Red tide continues to lessen Red tide fishing request denied CVB tracks red tide’s influence on...
Paul Barricklow

Mote working on ozone solution to red tide

CITY ISLAND – There may be a breath of fresh air on the red tide-stained horizon. Mote Marine Laboratory is testing ozone as a way...
Manatee County logo

County funding shellfish to fight red tide

BRADENTON – As red tide hit high levels last week in Anna Maria Island waters, Manatee County announced it is expanding a program that...
Sail

Imagine there’s no plastic

When Capt. Bill Brooker takes the Chomsky out on Sarasota Bay for a lesson or a charter, he watches the clouds for rain. He...
Oil and rigs

Oil and gas lease sale set for August

The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management will offer 78 million acres of federal waters in the Gulf of Mexico...
Hands Across the Sand oil protest

Lawsuit seeks protection from drilling

Environmental group Earthjustice has sued the Trump administration in Tampa federal district court for failing to complete a report about offshore drilling’s harms to...
Coastal Community Celebration

Ocean lovers, dive in to celebrations

Ocean lovers can celebrate their favorite waters this week at events in Cortez and Palmetto in honor of World Oceans Day. World Oceans Day –...
Chiles Earth Day

Culinary Celebration to help build oyster reefs

ANNA MARIA – Tickets are now on sale for the START (Solutions to Avoid Red Tide) Culinary Celebration at The Studio at Gulf and...
state budget

Beaches to benefit from state budget

CITY ISLAND – Florida’s beaches and red tide research are among the beneficiaries of the nearly $89 billion state fiscal year 2018-19 budget that...
Hands Across the Sand oil protest

Oil drilling proposal may be headed for ballot

Updated March 27, 2018 The Florida Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) has selected 25 of 36 proposals, including Proposal 91, to send to its Style and...
Sewage spill

Palma Sola Bay water advisory posted

Updated Dec. 22, 2017 - This advisory has been lifted except for Palma Sola Creek as of Dec. 22; the bay is safe for water...
KMB annual awards

Keep Manatee Beautiful announces winners

BRADENTON — Keep Manatee Beautiful is once again recognizing outstanding volunteers and organizations committed to keeping Manatee County looking good.K During the awards ceremony, held...