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News Releases for Coastal and Aquatic Managed Areas - 2008 Highlights
  • Florida's GTM Research Reserve a Paddler's Delight - (11/18/08) - Award-winning research reserve combines outstanding recreational access to nature with ongoing preservation efforts.
     
  • "LIFE" Full of Learning Experience for St. Johns County Students - (10/29/08) - DEP's LIFE Program Immerses Students in Outdoor Classroom.
     
  • DEP Secretary to Participate in Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River Basin Water Control Manual Public Scoping Meeting - (10/20/08) - 1st of 5 meetings scheduled to facilitate stakeholder input
     
  • State Agencies Working to Protect Endangered Panthers - (10/10/08) - Rookery Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve is encouraging motorists to drive carefully to protect area Florida panthers by installing traffic signs to increase motorist awareness.
     
  • Florida's Oceans and Coasts Contribute Billions to Florida's Economy - (10/1/08) - Report spotlights the economic value of Florida's ocean and coastal environments.
     
  • Celebrate National Public Lands Day and National Estuaries Day with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection - (9/24/08) - Events highlight the benefits of public lands and the importance of coastal protection.
     
  • Apalachicola NERR Coastal Training Program Recognized with Gulf Guardian Award - (9/12/08) - Program teaches participants how to protect and nurture ecosystems.
     
  • Governor Crist Addresses International Coral Reef Symposium - (7/7/08) - Worldwide gathering of leaders discuss coral reef protection and research priorities.

  • DEP Hosts "Florida Coastal and Ocean Economics Forum" - (6/17/08) - This workshop provides public with findings of Phase II Economics Report.

  • Florida DEP Continues Restoration of Rivers, Lakes, Estuaries - (6/13/08) - DEP Secretary: "Complex effort shows commitment to the environment through science."

  • Statement by Florida Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Michael W. Sole Regarding the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's Biological Opinion on the Corpsí Proposed Revision to the Interim Operations Plan - (6/2/08)

  • Statement from Governor Charlie Crist Regarding U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Opinion on Proposed Revision to the Interim Operations Plan - (6/2/08)

  • Florida Celebrates International Year of the Reef 2008 - (4/30/08) - DEP's Coral Reef Conservation Program helps educate and raise awareness of Southeast Florida's coral reefs.
     
  • Rookery Bay to Provide Protection for Threatened Bird Species - (4/29/08) - A small portion of southern Keewaydin Island will be closed during least tern nesting season.

  • Governor Crist Celebrates Earth Day at the Capitol - (4/22/08) - 39th celebration of Earth Day promotes environmental awareness with students.

  • Florida DEP Sets First Springs Water Quality Restoration Goals - (4/18/08) - Establishment of Wekiva River Basin pollutant loading limits advances implementation of the Wekiva Parkway and Protection Act.

  • DEP's LIFE Program Engages Students in Protecting Coastal Environment - (4/10/08) - Franklin County School District receives prestigious environmental education award.

  • DEP's LIFE Program Engages Students in Protecting Coastal Environment - (4/1/08) - Sebastian Middle School receives environmental education award.

  • Florida Celebrates Value of State's Seagrasses - (3/20/08) - March is Seagrass Awareness Month.

  • Florida Celebrates Oceans Day - (3/12/08) - Partners gather at the Capitol to promote protection for coastal and marine resources.

  • Statement From Florida Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Michael W. Sole Regarding United States Court of Appeals Decision in Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint River System Litigation - (2/5/08)

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