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9624642264?profile=RESIZE_710xA boat speeds along the Intracoastal Waterway north of Atlantic Avenue in Delray Beach. Tim Stepien/The Coastal Star

By Rich Pollack and Jane Smith

9624686259?profile=RESIZE_584xIt was a perfect Florida June day when Harold “JR” Ewing, his wife and daughter boarded their 16-foot

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By Willie Howard

    A Boca Raton-based environmental consulting firm has taken over monitoring sea turtle nests on South Palm Beach, ending decades of monitoring by Robert Schonfeld, also known as the “turtle man.”
7960728094?profile=original    Schonfeld started monitoring sea

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7960693883?profile=originalThree-foot-long iguanas run along a dock in Highland Beach.

Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star

By Cheryl Blackerby

    Green iguanas are not your unobtrusive 5-inch garden lizards that scurry across sidewalks and terraces.
    An iguana, which can grow to 6

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    This is when they come. During these early summer months, the females labor up the sand on primordial missions to find safe locations to bury their eggs. They have been doing this on our shore long before air-conditioning was invented and condos

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By Steve Plunkett

    State wildlife officials are calling cellphones the “new 21st century hazard” to nesting sea turtles and reminding people not to take photos with their phones. Someone snapping a flash photo with the handy device could frighten o

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7960643496?profile=originalThe Fish Rules app is location-specific and works on either an Android or an iPhone.

By Willie Howard

    Remember the correct slot size limit, bag limit and open seasons for snook?
    What about the bag limit for pompano or the minimum sizes for m

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By Rich Pollack
    The town of Highland Beach is not giving up on its efforts to get boaters on the Intracoastal Waterway to slow down and create less wake — at least not yet.  
    For more than a decade, residents living along the Intracoastal hav

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7960534890?profile=originalCuban knight anoles, which prefer to perch head-down

in trees, are hard to miss with their neon-green coloring.

7960534686?profile=originalThe lizard also has a brown phase. Both of these

were photographed in the same pigeon plum tree in Ocean Ridge.

Photos by Jerry Lower/ The

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