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Delicate balance of birds nesting on Florida shores requires beachgoers to be aware

March 29, 2012 

Nests, eggs and young are often hard to see on the sand. 

Spiny lobster, grouper, vermilion snapper recreational openings, closures start April 1

March 29, 2012 

Atlantic vermilion snapper and several species of Gulf of Mexico grouper among those opening April 1.  

Free Kids Fishing Derby at Tenoroc

March 29, 2012 

The April 7 event includes activities for the whole family. 

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