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Dredging planned to save Greer Island

Dredging planned to save Greer Island

‘There is a present crisis at Greer Island, the homes on Gulf Road are in imminent danger.’

May 15, 2017 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Swiped sand returns to beach

Swiped sand returns to beach

Many residents saw escarpments and wondered if this year’s investment in beach sand would amount to nothing more than bad luck mixed with allegations of poor execution and design flaws. Soon, the sand started to drift back to shore.

June 20, 2016 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Bullock addresses Longboat beach erosion

Bullock addresses Longboat beach erosion

I’m worried about the south end in particular and the rapid loss of sand dunes in three months on the beach in front of Sanctuary and L’Ambiance and the Longboat Key Club.

December 3, 2015 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

The future of Longboat’s beach

The future of Longboat’s beach

Economic pressure has ushered in another set of beach engineers and a Town Commission adopting a far different approach to building our beach.

August 11, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Sand solution on way

Sand solution on way

By mid next week, the sand will be spread to help stem what is the most severely eroded part of the island.

May 10, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Longboat beach policy under review

Longboat beach policy under review

Where will the future sand come from; area inlets, offshore sources, or via truck from central Florida.

January 22, 2014 | Posted in Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »

Proposed north end groins receive challenge

Proposed north end groins receive challenge

Longboat Key Town Manager Dave Bullock wrote town commissioners in an email this week that the town is getting ready for an upcoming state hearing in response to a challenge for the town’s plan to place three groins on the north end beaches in an effort to help retain sand in the highly erosive hotspot. […]

November 10, 2013 | Posted in Key Recreation, Major Headlines, Top Box | Read More »