Modern America not only wants to swim at the beach, we want to build elaborate homes on the closest precipice to the sea as possible and then insist on maintaining our own little prayer rug of sand downstairs from our living room.
On Aug. 15, scientists with Mote Marine Laboratory and Florida’s Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission released hatchery-reared juvenile snook into the wild as part of an ongoing program designed to find the most effective methods to replenish and enhance wild snook populations. The species is one of Florida’s most popular sport fish and plays an [...]
The following are actual police reports as written by Longboat Key Police Officers. They are edited for length, punctuation and to protect privacy. Aug. 12 Stolen surfboard Sgt. Thompson responded to reported theft of a surfboard from the parking lot of Whitney Beach Plaza. Upon arrival, Sgt. Thompson met with the complainant who advised that [...]
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