Tag: Jacksonville Beach
Woll Everglades restoration come in time for the Cape Sable sparrow?

A.G. GancarskiDecember 17, 2018

The cycle of beach erosion and renourishment is nothing new in Duval County, but emails obtained by Florida Politics indicate that beaches leaders are happy about the latest round. Atlantic Beach Mayor Ellen Glasser emailed her peers from Jacksonville Beach, Neptune Beach, and Jacksonville itself to extol the progress of current efforts. “I am circling back […]

A.G. GancarskiNovember 2, 2017

Jacksonville Beach has been strafed by two hurricanes in the last 13 months — Matthew and Irma. And now state money is requested for dune restoration. On Thursday, Republican Rep. Cord Byrd filed an appropriations request for $2 million for coastal hardening via dune restoration. The money, if approved, would come out of the Department of Environmental […]

A.G. GancarskiOctober 25, 2016

Passed at Tuesday’s Jacksonville City Council meeting: an emergency appropriations bill to get dune restoration moving forward from Beach Blvd. up to 16th Street … and potentially south of Beach Blvd. as well. $7.5 million will be moved from the debt management fund for the work, with oversight from the mayor’s office’s CFO and Chief Administrative […]


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