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DEP advertises for fish hatchery bids

October 30, 2017

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has posted its invitation for bids for the Florida Gulf Coast Marine Fisheries Hatchery and Enhancement Center. A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held on 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov.…

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DEP honors Gulf Power and Whiting Field

December 14, 2016

Yesterday, the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Northwest District recognized the city of Tallahassee, Gulf Power and Naval Air Station Whiting Field for outstanding environmental stewardship. “On behalf of DEP and the State of Florida, I…


Good news from the blog, Oct. 3 edition

October 3, 2015

Autism Pensacola to be featured on PBS, Oct. 3 Written by Rick Outzen on 27 September 2015 WSRE, PBS for the Gulf Coast, has received word from “American Graduate Day 2015” producers in New York that…


Help coming to restore Pensacola oyster beds

July 27, 2015

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection has awarded $4.4 million to the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to implement the Oyster Cultch Placement project that will restore oyster beds in Apalachicola, Pensacola and St.…


Project Greenshores a finalist in national contest

April 13, 2015

Project Greenshores, the coastal restoration project along the Downtown Pensacola waterfront that was completed in 2007, is a top 10 finalist in Solution Search’s national contest, “Reducing our Risk: Innovation for Disaster Preparation.” The contest identifies…


DEP has $6 million available for stormwater projects

February 11, 2015

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is soliciting grant applications for projects that reduce or eliminate nonpoint source pollution. Nonpoint source pollution, such as stormwater runoff, is pollution that results from many widespread sources rather than…


DEP sets up real-time monitoring of Apalachicola Bay

January 12, 2015

The Department of Environmental Protection now has real-time monitoring platforms in Apalachicola Bay. Maybe at some point such platforms could be installed in the waterways around here. Here is the press release: Four new, real-time monitoring…


FDEP hosts meeting re: Bayou Chico, Dec 11

December 5, 2014

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) will host a “Maps on the Table” meeting regarding Bayou Chico on Thursday, December 11, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., at the Escambia County Central Office Complex, 3363 West…

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Bayou Tourists

March 28, 2012

Over the next couple of days, volunteers from Tourism Cares will be working to restore native vegetation along the shoreline in Bayview Park. The volunteers will be working in conjunction with the Florida Department of Environmental …

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Dolphins in Bayou Texar

March 26, 2012

It’s not something you see everyday. Pensacola City Councilman Larry B. Johnson had never seen it before. “I’ve lived on Bayou Texar since 1989,” the city councilman said. “Since I’ve lived here, I’ve never seen dolphins…