Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Should We Stop Our Shifting Sands?

Should We Stop Our Shifting Sands?

April 1, 2016 by · Leave a Comment 

Beaches are in a constant state of flux. The sands shift with the tides, slowly morphing the coastline. Beach goers flock to beaches that mere months earlier didn’t have much sand; there are more changes as months turn into years. Long Island’s unique geologic composition of shifting and churning sand coastlines requires boaters to stay […]

The Lure of Change in a Familiar Place

The Lure of Change in a Familiar Place

December 7, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

. Constantly shaped and reshaped by wind and waves, barrier islands are ever-changing.  The complex interaction of sediment, waves, and currents results in a dynamic landscape and marine environment with formations like beaches, dunes, and spits shifting over time. The Otis Pike Fire Island High Dune Wilderness on the east end of Fire Island National […]

Pineapple Grove Arts District

Pineapple Grove Arts District

October 5, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

  The Pineapple Fine Arts District, located in the heart of downtown Delray Beach, is a unique day trip destination in an area filled with shops, museums, parks, and beaches. Transient docking is available at the marina at Veterans Park and at City Marina, although residents fill many of the spaces at City Marina. To […]

Woods Hole

Woods Hole

October 5, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Falmouth, Massachusetts is located at the southeastern corner of Cape Cod. It’s filled with beaches, cedar shingle homes, and summer tourists riding bicycles. While it’s a lovely town, many go to Falmouth specifically to visit Woods Hole, a bustling area filled with shops, restaurants, and bars. It’s also where the ferry leaves to take vacationers […]

Keeping Suffolk Boaters Safe

Keeping Suffolk Boaters Safe

February 1, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Suffolk County, New York’s hundreds of miles of open water, coves, bays, and beaches attract numerous pleasure boaters. Keeping them safe is the mission of the 70-person Suffolk County Marine Bureau. The Marine Bureau is a permanent year-round unit of the Suffolk County Police Department, patrolling the waters of the Long Island Sound, the Great […]