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CVB tracks red tide’s influence on tourism

Red tide caused Manatee County to lose 17.5 percent in economic activity in August, according to a report by the Bradenton Area Convention and...
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Today’s report from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) shows that red tide increased in waters off Anna Maria Island during the...
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Red tide continues to increase

Red tide increased in waters off Anna Maria Island during the week ending Sept. 14, according to the latest report from the Florida Fish...
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County addresses red tide

Red tide remains off Anna Maria Island, and undoubtedly will continue to return in the future, Charlie Hunsicker, director of the Manatee County Parks...

County approves $500,000 more for red tide beach cleanup

BRADENTON – Manatee County commissioners unanimously voted on Sept. 11 to take another $500,000 from tourist tax funds and use it to remove dead...

Red tide assistance available for businesses

Loans through the U.S. Small Business Administration and the Florida Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network are available to businesses whose customers are staying...
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Special license sought to lessen red tide fish kills

BRADENTON BEACH – Cortez fisherman and businessman John Banyas is seeking a state-issued special activity license allowing him a greater ability to harvest mullet...
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Hank’s and A Paradise help AMI Turtle Watch

HOLMES BEACH – A Paradise Realty and Vacation Rentals and Hurricane Hank’s teamed up for the inaugural Turtle Watch Wednesday fundraiser that raised more...

New red tide treatment for manatees in works

Florida International University and Mote Marine Laboratory are developing new and more efficient ways to treat manatees exposed to the toxic red tide. Through a...
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FWC: Red tide increasing

Red tide is increasing again in the Gulf of Mexico off Anna Maria Island, according to today’s report from the Florida Fish and Wildlife...

Red tide takes toll on marine life

Dolphins Red tide is suspected of killing 41 dolphins in August in Southwest Florida, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. It is the first...

Rolling With The Tide on Saturday

Rolling With The Tide on a Saturday typical refers to a University of Alabama football game, but this weekend it will take on a...
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Canal cleanup revisited

MANATEE COUNTY – Manatee County paid APTIM approximately $140,000 for a week’s worth of canal cleaning services, according to Information Outreach Manager Nick Azzara. During...
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Businesses working hard to offset red tide

The Sun reached out to the local business community on Sunday to see how their Labor Day weekend was going as they continue to...
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A scuba diver’s view of red tide

The recent red tide produced fish kills that littered the Island’s Gulf-side beaches and this begs the question: Are there any fish left in...