Florida’s Space Coast’s Beach restoration Takes More Natural and Sustainable Approach

The project took a more natural and sustainable approach to restoring the beaches than what had been done on other Florida coasts. By using sand instead of seawalls, storm protection was improved for beachside residents and businesses, and minimized the impacts on wildlife habitats. One of Florida’s most popular surfside towns recently added 4.7 million […]

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Florida’s Space Coast’s $39 Million Beach Restoration Project Protects Wildlife While Protecting Way of Life

Beach restoration on Florida’s Space Coast began as an effort to protect the 72-mile-long coastline from threats posed by beach erosion and storms. Today, the project is receiving national recognition for creating healthy habitats for coastal wildlife and tourist recreation. In a ceremony in Washington DC on February 25, Cocoa Beach will be recognized for […]

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Weekend Picks: Black History Month Celebrations, a Taste of Greece, Craft Beer, Mardi Gras and More!

Even though the Space Coast is more than six hundred miles from New Orleans, Mardi Gras still reigns supreme this weekend along with a multitude of other cultural events! While the Uncommon Threads Symposium is winding down at the Ruth Funk Center for Textile Arts, the 43rd Annual Taste of Greece hosted by St. Katherine’s Greek Orthodox Church is […]

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