Environment Escambia County

Public meetings on fishing pier today

September 12, 2016

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection and Escambia County will hold two public information meetings to discuss work set to begin on the Bob Sikes Fishing Pier, parking and trail restoration project. The project aims to…


Help Clean up Bayou Chico Saturday, June 25

June 24, 2016

The public is invited to join Escambia County Natural Resources Management’s Marine Resources and Water Quality Divisions for the Bayou Chico Trash Round-up Saturday, June 25 from 9-11:30 a.m., hosted by the Bayou Chico Association and…


Gulf of Mexico Dead Zone projected to expand

June 10, 2016

The newest Dead Zone projection from Louisiana researchers shows that EPA is far short of a major goal to reduce the hypoxic zone in the Gulf. In 2001, EPA pledged to reduce the Mississippi River pollution…