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Non-toxic blue-green algae lingers

Non-toxic blue-green algae lingers

ANNA MARIA ISLAND - Blue-green algae lingers in local waters, but is non-toxic, unlike some places in Florida, according to a Friday, May 24...
County officials limited in regulating hunting

County officials limited in regulating hunting

BRADENTON – Manatee County would have to petition the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) to establish “no hunting” zones, according to a...

Red tide stays away

ANNA MARIA ISLAND – No red tide is predicted for Manatee County waters through Monday, Feb. 11, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife...

Manatee waters clear of red tide

ANNA MARIA ISLAND – No red tide is predicted in Anna Maria Island waters through Monday, Jan. 28, and area waters remained clear of...

Carlos Beruff’s FWC appointment retracted

TALLAHASSEE – It’s official: Gov. Ron DeSantis has retracted Aqua by the Bay developer Carlos Beruff’s recent appointment to the Florida Fish and Wildlife...

Reel Time: A new direction for Florida’s marine environment

At a press conference Jan. 10 at Mote Marine Laboratory, Florida’s new Republican governor, Ron DeSantis, announced some sweeping changes to the way his...

Red tide gone with the wind

ANNA MARIA ISLAND – A NOAA scientist’s prediction that recent storms gave red tide a fatal beating appears to be coming true just in...
Holmes Beach Coyote

FWC: Learn coyote coexistence

LONGBOAT KEY – Coyotes walking down the beaches and roads of Florida’s barrier islands should not surprise residents or tourists, according to state wildlife...
Shark fishing

FWC may restrict shoreline shark fishing

Beachgoers’ concerns about shoreline shark fishing have prompted the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) to consider tightening shark fishing rules at its...
reel time Seagrass

Reel Time: Sarasota Bay seagrasses take a big hit

I don’t have to remind anyone of the devastation the red tide wrought in our bays and Gulf. Images of dumpsters stuffed with fish,...
Red tide cells

Red tide forecast medium through Monday

Medium levels of patchy red tide are predicted through at least Monday, Nov. 19 around Anna Maria Island, with high levels to the north...

Red tide forecast remains high

High levels of red tide are forecast through at least Monday, Nov. 12 in waters around Anna Maria Island, according to the University of...
Red tide sign

Red tide high through Monday

High levels of red tide are back in the air and water around Anna Maria Island, and forecasters predict high levels will continue through...

Red tide resources

        Mote beach conditions         NOAA harmful algal bloom conditions Related coverage Hurricane Michael could make red tide better – or worse Red tide continues to lessen Red tide fishing request...