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Events & Things to Do in Northeast, FL, Florida Filter

2021 Lionfish Removal and Awareness Festival

Destin (Choctawhatchee Bay, East Pass), FL May 15 - May 16

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) is excited to announce the 7th annual Lionfish Removal and Awareness Festival May 15 and 16 at AJ’s Seafood and Oyster Bar and HarborWalk Village in Destin. Come out and celebrate the fight against invasive lionfish with the FWC and Destin–Fort Walton Beach.… SEE MORE

International Boating and Water Safety Summit

May 17 - May 19

Global networking and education opportunity for anyone involved in boating and water safety. The International Boating and Water Safety Summit celebrates its 24th year with “Partnerships for Progress” – a close look at how recreational boating and water safety communities collaborate to save lives around the world. All from the comfort… SEE MORE

Latest News for Northeast, FL, Florida Filter

Overwash of Cape Lookout National Seashore by large storm waves, North Carolina.

Habitat Restoration Projects Offer Protection from Flooding

4/9/2021 by US Harbors

Habitats like tidal marshes, coral reefs, and seagrass beds serve as natural infrastructure that can help protect our coastal communities from flooding, erosion, and storms. NOAA Fisheries works to restore habitat for coastal and marine species, and many of our restoration projects provide natural infrastructure benefits as well. Two NOAA Fisheries-supported habitat… SEE MORE

https://www.heraldtribune.com/story/news/local/manatee/2021/04/01/piney-point-phosphate-plant-leak-manatee-county-florida-declares-local-state-emergency/4843453001/?utm_source=heraldtribune-Daily%20Briefing&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=daily_briefing&utm_term=hero

Manatee County Declares Local State of Emergency for Piney Point Leak

4/5/2021 by US Harbors

By Jesse Mendoza. Manatee County commissioners declared a local state of emergency on Thursday evening in response to a leak at the former Piney Point fertilizer processing plant. The leak has put phosphogypsum stacks at Piney Point in danger of collapsing, which has led the owner, HRK Holdings, under an emergency order… SEE MORE

US Harbors' Annual "Best Harbor in the U.S." Contest

Voting Begins in Search for 2021's "Best Harbor" in the U.S.

3/30/2021 by US Harbors

On Wednesday, March 31st, 2021 voting begins in our 3rd annual “Best Harbor in the U.S.” contest! Participation is free and open to everyone. Vote for your harbor at: https://www.usharbors.com/best-harbor/ The purpose of the contest is to promote the strength and vitality of coastal communities: the winning harbors have been… SEE MORE

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How to Fold Nautical Charts in 7 Easy Steps

3/29/2021 by US Harbors

By OceanGrafix. When you get your nautical charts, you may be surprised by how large they are. To make them easy to use and store, you will need to fold your charts and know how to fold them back after use. For the best results, you’ll use an accordion fold,… SEE MORE