Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Early duck hunting season revives concerns

Early duck hunting season revives concerns
PERICO ISLAND – The early duck hunting season - nine days that ended Sept. 29 - revived concerns about the safety and peace of mind of residents in densely-populated Perico Island developments. “One day, I noticed gunshots by Perico Apartments and Perico Bay Club to...

Outdoors

Beach renourishment set for spring

Beach renourishment set for spring

ANNA MARIA ISLAND – Storms like 2017’s Hurricane Irma have taken their toll on Island beaches, leaving beachgoers less sand for their chairs and...
Local gulls sick, dying

Local gulls sick, dying

ANNA MARIA ISLAND – Island resident Jeannie Bystrom, who frequently rescues pelicans tangled in fishing line, found 23 dead laughing gulls on a recent...

Red tide report

High (respiratory irritation, shellfish harvesting closures, fish kills, water discoloration) Medium (respiratory irritation, shellfish harvesting closures, probable fish kills) Low (respiratory irritation, shellfish harvesting closures, possible...

Water quality report

Bayfront Park North    Moderate Bradenton Beach        Good Coquina Beach North  Good Coquina Beach South Good Manatee Beach North  Good Palma Sola South       ...
Good, bad records mark turtle season

Good, bad records mark turtle season

ANNA MARIA ISLAND - With three weeks left in turtle nesting and hatching season, sea turtles have set a nesting record, with 544 nests...