Connor Dodge pumps gas into his boat, Defiant II, at Boynton Harbor Marina, where marine gasoline sold for $5.449 a gallon on April 18 (below, right). Dodge, Matt Broda and three other friends went fishing that day, catching a mahi that they split am
Paddling the habitats of Lake Worth Lagoon
islands built by Palm Beach County to improve water quality and wildlife habitat.
Lake Worth Municipal Golf Course is at left.
Photo by Pa
at Lyman Kayak Park after an afternoon of fishing.
Willie Howard/The Coastal Star
By Willie Howard
Those who enjoy the quiet relaxation of paddling a canoe, kayak or paddleboard on th
brought in by eight dive teams in the Gold Coast Lionfish Derby.
of the Grassy Flats restoration project. They planted about 450 small mangroves and 4,000 sprigs of Spartina grass.
The two Grassy Flats islands are near
By Jane Smith
Stormwater runoff from agriculture areas in the west and from lawns in the eastern urban areas continues to plague the southern segment of the Lake Worth Lagoon.
Fewer seagrass plants were found in a 2013 survey, and it looks like
Dredging crews have been gathering sand and rocks from
the Boynton Inlet for months to improve the navigation there.
Some the the materials are being used to create the
Grassy Flats project west of the Palm Beach Par 3 Golf Course.
Large rocks are
By Jane Smith
At the Snook Islands Natural Area — the one touted as an example of what can go right when various agencies and volunteers work togeth
About 20 volunteers (including Gael Silverblatt, below, at left) took part
in a recent planting of mangrove seedlings just north of the Lake Worth Bridge.
Jerry Lower/The Coastal Star
By Deborah S. Hartz-Seeley
A fisherman on a yellow and oran
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