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News Releases for Coastal and Aquatic Managed Areas - 2006 Highlights
  • Recovery Begins on Cape St. George Lighthouse - (4/25/06) - The (DEP has begun efforts to recover the Cape St. George Lighthouse. The project, funded through DEPís Beaches and Coastal Systems, is expected to last two years.

  • Rookery Bay to Provide Protection for Threatened Bird Species - (4/12/06) - Small portion of southern Key Island to be closed during least tern nesting season.

  • GTMNERR Holds Volunteer Appreciation Event - (4/6/06) - Volunteers donate more than 7,000 volunteer hours for GTMNERR.

  • Gulf State Governors and federal leaders release plan to strengthen protection for the Gulf of Mexico - (03/28/06) - The Governorsí Action Plan for Healthy and Resilient Coasts provides a three-year framework for meaningful and sustained progress in the shared stewardship of the Gulf of Mexico by the American Gulf States.

  • Rookery Bay unveils new exhibit at archaeology festival - (3/25/06) - The new permanent exhibit, opened in conjunction with the second annual Southwest Florida History and Archaeology Festival highlights 3,000 years of human activity at Rookery Bay.

  • Governor Bush recognizes March as Seagrass Awareness Month - (3/3/06) - "Floridaís seagrasses support recreational and commercial communities throughout the State," said DEP Secretary Colleen M. Castille. "Preserving these underwater grasses is critical to the prosperity of Floridaís marine life, water quality and citizens."

  • Rookery Bay goes to the Birds - (1/20/06) - Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve today welcomed visitors to the Southwest Florida Birding Festival with presentations, biology games, conservation lessons and birding trips for participants.

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