PROVIDED BY SAVE THE TARPON - Save The Tarpon is calling on the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to “buy a map” and hold at least one of its proposed tarpon rule change “workshops” in Boca Grande, the “Tarpon Fishing Capital of the World.”
Just to reiterate the policy that the Boca Beacon has had for many years ...
BY NIKKI HEIMANN - The surrounding waters of Boca Grande and many other beaches along Florida’s coast have been hit hard with the malignant algae, Karenia brevis. The onshore winds have been affecting many people who spend their day on the island. It’s become normal to hear a chorus of coughing around town, especially when outdoors. This red tide has been lingering, coming and going since October. It has been reported that this is the worst outbreak since 2007.
The following was written by young Boca Grande visitor Belle O’Keefe.
Boca Grande is a small island in Florida, with a population of about 650 people. Going there is like riding the most thrilling roller coaster in the world.
In honor of President’s Day on February 18, and specifically of Abraham Lincoln’s birthday which was February 12, we thought we would run some words of truth. These are allegedly from Lincoln himself, but they were actually written 50 years after his death.
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