For the third year in a row, students from Florida State University and Florida A&M University participated in a beach cleanup as a part of their LeaderShape project in Panama City Beach. Students picked up trash at the city pier, passed out trash bags to sunbathers and educated the public… Read more »
Marc and Nick stood before Bay County’s Tourist Development Council to thank them for the hospitality and to encourage better options for cleaner beaches. The students suggested securing the trash barrels, offering bags to tourists and making it easy for all to participate in keeping the beach clean. Great job,… Read more »
As much as I hate to see federal dollars spent on issues that should be resolved by locals, thanks to our hard working senators, we now have National Clean Beaches Week during July 4th. Please sign up to join the first annual “KeepTheBeachClean.com Fireworks Cleanup Day.” We’ll do it Thursday,… Read more »
We currently spend over a half million dollars a year in Bay County to clean our beaches. It is expensive to operate high-tech machinery and tractors to groom the beach. According to this article on beach grooming from the Surfrider Foundation, grooming has its negatives, including: Significantly lower diversity and… Read more »
I’ll get this on any beach window that will take them.
I really believe I’m a glass-half-full kinda’ guy, so I really don’t find too much pleasure in complaining all the time about trash and PCB’s image. I can look at this photo above, and in a glass-half-full kind of way, see that gorgeous Gulf and rush to get in the… Read more »
So why would anybody do this?…
Today’s Atlanta Journal Constition home page has a couple interesting features that should grab our attention in Bay County. First, if there’s any negative news about our town, Atlanta loves to poke at it. Girls Gone Wild and Spring Break stories are always promoted at the front, and it always… Read more »