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News Releases for Coastal and Aquatic Managed Areas - 2005 Highlights
  • DEP appoints Stephanie Bailenson as Director of the Office of Coastal and Aquatic Managed Areas - (12/19/05) - Florida DEP Secretary Colleen M. Castille today welcomed Stephanie Bailenson as the head of CAMA.

  • Rookery Bay awarded $1.1 Million - (11/8/05) - The money will allow Rookery Bay Environmental Learning Center to build a pedestrian bridge to provide visitor access to a boardwalk and educational trail.

  • Film on Aquatic Preserves wins Crystal Reel Award - (6/29/05) - Living Waters: Aquatic Preserves of Florida received the prestigious Crystal Award for "Best Cinematography 2005" from the Florida Motion Picture and Television Association.

  • DEP Finalizes Plan to Protect Southeast Florida Coral Reefs - (6/1/05) - The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has released the final draft of an interagency report to protect reefs in Southeast Florida from Martin to Miami-Dade County.

  • Living Waters exhibit moves to Weedon Island Preserve - (1/28/05) - The display will be at Weedon Island Preserve Cultural and Natural History Center in St. Petersburg until April 30, 2005. Clyde Butcher will be on hand for the grand opening on January 29, 2005 from 2-5.

  • Rookery Bay hosts birding festival - (1/22/05) - Rookery Bay hosted the first annual Southwest Florida Birding Festival allowing visitors to learn more about birding and bird life. Activities included guided tours, presentations by birding experts, and crafts activities.


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