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Coastal Resources


Coastal Resources refers to the natural resources and/or artificial structures associated with Palm Beach County's coastal and inshore waters as well as the associated natural resources. Coastal projects managed by the County's Department of Environmental Resources Management (ERM) include the construction and monitoring of major shoreline restoration, coastal mapping, artificial reef construction, and sea turtle nest monitoring and protection.

To view conditions on County beaches in real time, click on View Beach Cams.

To see the County's Shoreline Protection Plan, click here.


Current Highlights

  • Read the latest edition of the Lake Worth Lagoon E-News [LINK]
  • Read the Fall 2015 edition of Environmental Times [PDF]
  • Become a Natural Area Youth Explorer by completing a Scavenger Hunt at a local natural area! [PDF]
  • Watch this touching footage on the Andrew "Red" Harris Artificial Reef deployed last week 1 mile offshore from the Jupiter Inlet [VIDEO]
  • Operation Clean Sweep is a mobile pesticide collection program offering free pick up of the first 500 lbs for farms, nurseries, pest control companies, and golf courses. Visit the Florida Department of Environmental Protection's website for more information. [LINK]
  • Stay up to date on our projects with the Department's Monthly Status Reports. [LINK]