publications below are .pdf files,
is needed to view.
- Rip Current Brochures
[pdf - 5.02MB] rip current signs
[pdf - 6.95 MB] are produced and distributed free of charge
to local governments across the state to be utilized on public beaches
participating in the uniform beach warning flag program.
- Florida Coastal Management Program Guide
[PDF - 2MB]
[DOC - 2MB]
- Floridas Ocean Strategies [pdf
- 5.93MB] - Final Report to the Governor, Florida
Governors Ocean Committee, June 1999
- Color the Coast [pdf
Informative coloring book to expand children's knowledge of Florida's
natural coastal systems and mans interaction and impact on the
- Rip Current Awareness
Bookmark [pdf - 1.84MB] &
Beach Warning Flag Bookmark
[pdf - 96.8KB] - Download & print your own bookmarks for a
convenient reminder of beach safety tips while at the beach, at
school or at home.
- FACT Florida Assessment of Coastal Trends
(2010) [pdf - 29.40MB]- Available on-line, this
document presents a comprehensive perspective of the important environmental,
growth management, economic, and social values associated with the
coast. The Assessment of Coastal Trends provides a means of
evaluating Florida's progress in protecting its coastal areas; a
basis for making strategic decisions about programs and financial
resources; and information about coastal issues and problems to
decision-makers and the general public.
- Florida State of the Coast Report
(1998) [pdf - 3.17MB] The companion
to FACT is the State of the Coast, a report in which provides an
opportunity to evaluate and address certain key trends and conditions
of indicators identified in the FACT.
Sand in my Shoes (1995) - a guide to living with Florida's Coast.
This book provides a brief explanation of Florida's coastal resources.
It describes how they work, what public programs exist to protect
them and - most importantly - what you can do on a personal level
and in your community.
Building in Paradise (1997) - a brochure outlining some of the ways
coastal construction differs from inland development and questions
to ask when building and living on Florida's coasts.
Purchasing Paradise (1997)
- a companion brochure to Building in Paradise,
provides information on how to wisely choose your coastal property
in order to minimize the chances of personal injury and property
damage and suggestions on how to be a good environmental steward.
- The Community
Assistance Guide (2007) - an informative guide to federal and state
assistance programs for waterfront communities; includes contact
information and eligibility requirements for many different grant
Please contact the Coastal
Management Program for a copy of these videos.
- A House Built On Sand, Common Sense Rules for Buying & Building
in Florida's Coastal High Hazard Area
- Against The Tide, When Permanent Structures Encounter a Moving
- NOAA Rip Current B-Roll and Interviews (2004)
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