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Jun

2021

SRIA Unveils New Playground Equipment on Beach, Near Key Sailing

The Santa Rosa Island Authority (SRIA) is hosting a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday, June 23, at 4 p.m. to officially unveil the newly-constructed children’s playground on “Mom’s Beach.” The new play park is located just north of Key Sailing within the Pensacola Beach Boardwalk, overlooking the Santa Rosa Sound.

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Jun

2021

Anthony Harper Writes "An Un-BEAR-able Situation"

When you think of the wildlife on the golden gulf coast, you think of the dolphins arcing gracefully through the crystal waters. Or you think of silly seabirds running madly down the beach, beaks in the sand. Maybe you think of the occasional armadillo, or majestic osprey, or lost alligators. But for residents of Gulf Breeze, more and more you start thinking of bears.

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Jun

2021

Pensacola Beach Gulf Fishing Pier To Re-Open In A Couple of Weeks

Escambia County Public Works is pleased to announce temporary repairs will begin on the Pensacola Beach Fishing Pier at Casino Beach beginning Monday, June 14. Temporary repairs are expected to be completed within a couple of weeks.

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Jun

2021

Snapper Season Opens Today

The recreational red snapper season will start June 4 in state and federal waters off Florida and remain open through July 28, closing July 29. Local anglers don’t have to go far to find a good fishing spot.

“Escambia County’s network of artificial reefs presents great opportunities for snapper fishing, with over 500 reef units throughout state and federal waters.” says Robert Turpin, Marine Resources Division (MRD) Manager. “The Escambia Southeast reef site is the largest permitted artificial reef site in Florida state waters and includes one of the world’s largest artificial reefs, Three Mile Bridge Rubble #5.” Built using over 100 deployments averaging 750 tons each, the 75,000-ton artificial reef covers more than 10 acres with a vertical relief of up to 30 feet. 

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Jun

2021

You Can Participate in a Time Capsule, Mosiac, Events Celebrating Escambia County's 200th Anniversary

In commemoration of Florida's Territorial Bicentennial and Escambia County's 200th Anniversary, the 200th Anniversary Commission is seeking the community’s input on items to place in a time capsule on July 17, 2021 at the 10 a.m. event at the Historic Village, Museum Plaza in Pensacola. Please fill out this form by June 15 to participate.

JOIN THE FACES OF ESCAMBIA COUNTY – 1821 AND 2021: Volunteers wanted!
The website for the mosaic is now live at https://1821sampler.com,

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