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Volunteers assisting in FWC Scallop Repopulation

PANAMA CITY, Fla. – A red tide in 2015 wiped out much of Port St. Joe’s scallop population. Years later, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is still trying to re-populate the bays with scallops. On Sunday, volunteers took the first step in a new effort to bring scallops back to our area. The every-day Floridians are soon-to-be scallop Read More

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Cape San Blas among 11 Most Popular Small Town Destinations

By Tim Croft / The Port St. Joe | 850-227-7827 / @PSJ_Star | tcroft@starfl.com Posted Apr 12, 2018 at 1:00 AMUpdated Apr 12, 2018 at 1:36 PM    Others include Miramar Beach, Islamorada and Sanibel Island Within the general realm of understatement, most visitors and residents would surely agree with a list that puts Cape San Blas near the top among vacation destinations. FloridaRentals.com, a Read More

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New Dates for Scallop Season for 2018

Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission Announces Bay Scallop Seasons by WJHG Posted: Friday, February 9, 2018 at 3:58PM EST Tallahassee, Fla. – At its February meeting in Tallahassee, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) approved bay scallop open season dates for 2018. The following regionally-specific bay scallop open seasons will be created by Read More

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Massive turtle release at Cape San Blas

By KATIE LANDECK News Herald Reporter Posted Jan 20, 2018 at 6:57 PMUpdated Jan 20, 2018 at 7:20 PM    The hundreds of formerly cold-stunned turtles came faster than the spellbound kids gathered for their release could name them. PORT ST. JOE — At first, a small group of children tried to come up with a name for each of the 300-plus sea turtles workers and Read More

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Hundreds of Cold Stunned Sea Turtles Wash up in St. Joe Bay

By Joe Vitale January 5, 2018 | 10:44am | Updated Hundreds of sea turtles rescued due to ‘Cold stunning’ Share   Florida’s unusually cold weather is keeping more than just tourists out the water. Hundreds of sea turtles are washing up on Gulf County shores due to “cold stunning,” an ecological phenomenon caused by cold water temperatures, according to reports. Read More