Florida Counties Rallying to Show Truth About State’s Beaches

By: Visit Florida Press Release
By: Visit Florida Press Release

Tallahassee, FL - Florida volunteer organizations and beach-lovers across the state are preparing for what may well be the world’s biggest beach rally -- the Great VISIT FLORIDA Beach Walk, on Saturday, Nov. 6. The statewide Beach Walk and Photo Fest will show the world that Florida's 825 miles of beaches are as gorgeous as ever, in photos uploaded to the internet by volunteers who will walk or paddle, shoot photos of all Sunshine State beaches, and upload the images in real time to an online gallery for all to see.

More than 1,000 volunteers are signed up to participate in Florida’s 34 beach counties.They include Scout troops, surfers, service organizations, tourism businesses, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Keep Florida Beautiful volunteers, kayakers, firefighters, and wildlife conservation organizations.

For additional information, contact Laura Cassels at (850) 205-3839 or at lcassels@VISITFLORIDA.org


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  • by Jeb Location: Hollywood Florida on Oct 30, 2010 at 01:37 PM
    We have observed some (admittedly) unusual "fish kills" recently -- with dozens of dead fish of varying sizes and several differing species -- strewn here and there in pockets along Hollywood beach (Broward County Florida). Also noticed that the ocean water has had a greenish-yellow tinge to it near shore lately. Probably some of that "chemical dispersant" effluent coming around the horn of Florida from the gulf. Anyone care to capture that on film and show it to the world? Of course not...
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