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  • Personality guide to Florida's beaches for both coasts

    Personality guide to Florida's beaches for both coasts
    Florida's beaches are playgrounds for tourists and residents alike, with each stretch of sand offering a unique character. It all depends on what you're looking for: peace, a party? There is a different case to be made for most of the state's natural...
  • Florida Cruise Homeport Spotlight: Port Canaveral

    Florida Cruise Homeport Spotlight: Port Canaveral
    Established in 1953, this deep-water port on the Atlantic coast of Central Florida, less than an hour's drive from Orlando (about 54 miles from Orlando International Airport), offers a variety of cruises to the Bahamas and the Caribbean including three-,...
  • Shuttle gone, Brevard hopes eco-tourism launches new era

    Shuttle gone, Brevard hopes eco-tourism launches new era
    Kayaking in the Mosquito Lagoon on a moonless summer night reveals blazing stars and comets — not in the sky but in waters thick with "bioluminescent" plankton. When mullet jump out of the water, they look like rockets shooting off. Though the...
  • 100 things about Central Florida I'm thankful for

    100 things about Central Florida I'm thankful for
    Enough already with news of the frustrating. There's a lot to love about this place we call home. So for Thanksgiving week, I wanted to share with you 100 things about Central Florida that I'm thankful for. Finding 100 was easy. In fact, after...
  • Video: SeaWorld releases 1,000th sea turtle

     
    SeaWorld Orlando has released a video of its staffers returning rehabilitated loggerhead turtles to the ocean at Canaveral National Seashore. It's good viewing....
  • Photos, Video: SeaWorld’s 1000th turtle release (with RescueCam)

     
    SeaWorld Orlando marked it's 1000th return to the wild of a rehabilitated turtle, during a release trip to Canaveral National Seashore, just north of the Kennedy Space Center, Friday. A total of 7 turtles were released — a mix of Ridley, Greens...
  • What’s the economic impact of Canaveral National Seashore?

     
    The answer, according to an economic study of the national park system, is $67 million from visitor spending and more than 1,000 jobs in 2009. Headwaters Economics has posted an interactive page with the statistics compiled from its economic study of...
  • Weekend outlook: Expecting sun and crowds but shutdown could affect Canaveral

     
    The weather forecasts are promising another good weekend for the beach, with highs expected in the mid to upper 80s. Rain is not forecast until Tuesday. Brevard County Ocean Rescue Chief Jeff Scabarozi said the surf picked up a little bit this weekend,...
  • Free admission to Florida parks for National Park Week

     
    Free entry to Florida national parks this weekend...
  • Sea-turtle rescuers during winter 2010 receive award

     
    A few of you may remember the harsh winter of 2010 in Florida. Through the bitterly cold temperatures, we blogged about an unprecedented rescue effort – in which people sought out to find thousands of sea turtles that had been stunned by the...
  • Volunteers can help restore oyster beds at Brevard workshop

     
    One notable environmental restoration project in this region is the rebuilding of oyster beds in Canaveral National Seashore and the Indian River Lagoon system. I wrote about the project a few years ago, which has worked well because at its core, it...