Newsletter 5-3-14 – Seaweed Cleanup

The beach was as full of seaweed as the Seascape parking lot was full of cars. A pretty full house with 87 cars in the parking lot. A full beach of seaweed 4′ high (after it compressed for a few days), 65′ deep and across the whole island.

We watched in dismay the past couple of days when Dellanera Park brought out the heavy front end loaders to remove the seaweed and basicly wreaked their beach in the process of …

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Newsletter 4-28-14 – The Sargassum Is Back With A Vengeance

Welcome to the beach and the annual arrival of the Sargassum, “the genus may be best known for it’s planktonic (free-floating) species”! The seaweed has arrived. It came in Saturday morning early and continued through Sunday. Clyde and Kurt took measurements this morning. It’s 4′ 6″ high and 40′ wide. Personally, I’ve never seen it so thick, so high or so fast and all happening in one weekend. If any of the rest of you can claim bragging rights to …

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