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News Releases for Coastal and Aquatic Managed Areas - 2007 Highlights
  • Governors Crist, Perdue and Riley Agree to New Water Flow Schedule - (12/17/07)

  • Florida Celebrates National Estuaries Day (9/28/07) - Waterway and coastal protection highlighted in statewide events.

  • DEP Encourages Participation in the International Coastal Cleanup - (9/14/07) - Annual event spotlights the importance of protecting marine communities.

  • DEP Joins Volunteers in St. Lucie River Clean-Up - (7/30/07) - DEP employees and other volunteers picked up debris and documented trash "hot spots" along the St. Lucie River.

  • Rookery Bay Co-Hosts Ecotour Workshops - (7/12/07) - Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve and the Society For Ethical Ecotourism are co-hosting Ecotour Operator Series for the 5th consecutive year.

  • Florida Celebrates Oceans Day - (4/20/07) - State agencies joined public and private partners to celebrate Oceans Day at the Capitol and to encourage stewardship of Florida's Oceans.

  • State Celebrates Grand Opening of Paddling Trail Segment - (4/7/07) - DEP dedicates the Biscayne Bay segment of the Florida Circumnavigational Saltwater Paddling Trail.

  • Aquatic Preserve and State Park Host "GobyFest 2007" - (3/31/07) - The East Central Florida Aquatic Preserves and St. Sebastian River Preserve State Park, in partnership with the Coastal Preserves Alliance, hosted Goby Fest 2007, providing entertainment and educational opportunities about Florida�s native habitats, vegetation and wildlife.

  • Research Reserve Hosts the Northeast Florida Symposium on Underwater Archaeology - (3/20/07) - The event features lectures from statewide marine experts about Florida�s coastal history and aquatic artifacts.

  • Governor Crist Celebrates Value of Florida's Seagrasses - (3/12/07) - Recognizing the importance of seagrasses to Florida�s marine environment, the commercial and recreational fishing industry and the economy, Governor Charlie Crist acknowledged March 2007 as Seagrass Awareness Month.

  • Rookery Bay Offers Audio Tour at Environmental Learning Center - (2/13/07) - Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve recently added a audio tour, guiding visitors through the exhibit hall while providing detailed information about research and stewardship efforts at the reserve.

  • Research Reserve and State Park Host Madagascar Lemur Lecture - (2/9/07) - The lecture will feature Connie Bransilver a renowned artist, author and photographer who will discuss her experiences with lemurs in Madagascar.

  • Rookery Bay Holds Annual Birding Festival - (1/19/07) - Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve today welcomed visitors to the Southwest Florida Birding Festival, highlighting species in their native habitat.

  • Apalachicola National Estuarine Research Reserve Hosts Derelict Crab Trap Clean Up - (1/17/07) - The second annual event removes hazards, improving the marine habitat for wildlife as well as Florida�s residents and visitors.

  • GTMNERR Welcomes Dr. Mike Shirley as New Reserve Manager - (1/9/07) - Dr. Shirley brings environmental, educational and research experience to the position.


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