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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 and Upcoming Events

 
  • Environmental Times Newsletter
    Read the latest edition Summer 2016 for highlights on ERM's latest projects, program updates, and upcoming events. [LINK]
  • Ana Cecilia, the county's newest artificial reef
    Check out some footage from above and below the water as the Ana Cecilia made her final journey to become a marine sanctuary and a lasting tribute to local community members missing and lost at sea.[LINK]
  • Algal Bloom Information and Reporting
    Visit the Florida Department of Environmental Protection's information and reporting web page regarding algal blooms in local waterways. In addition, algal blooms can be reported by telephone (855) 305-3903.[LINK]
  • Lake Worth Lagoon Initiative Grant Program
    Now accepting applications for FY 2017. Deadline to submit is August 15, 2016. [LINK]
  • Lake Worth Lagoon E-News
    Read the latest edition May 2016 for highlights on the Lake Worth Lagoon Fishing Challenge, restoration projects, LagoonFest and more. [LINK]
  • Mosquito Control Update - Zika Virus
    While ERM's Mosquito Control Division is hard at work taking proactive steps to reducing mosquito populations learn how you can protect yourself and reduce your exposure to mosquitoe-borne diseases. [PDF]
  • Scavenger Hunts
    Are available at several natural areas for youngsters to complete to receive their Natural Area Youth Explorer certificate. [PDF]
  • ERM's Status Reports
    Stay up to date on our projects with these monthly publications. [LINK]