BOCA GRANDE — Only one water sample throughout Florida — 15 miles off Collier County’s Gulf coastline — has shown any signs of the toxic red tide algae in 2020.
VENICE BEACH - The scent of dead fish has been rising along the Intracoastal Waterway and area beaches as red tide has started choking Venice-area beaches.
ENGLEWOOD — Under a grey overcast sky and with a light, but steady, breeze from the east, Manasota Key’s public beaches enjoyed Monday morning free of the telltale signs of the toxic red tide algae.
ENGLEWOOD — Emerging technologies may help people, especially those with respiratory conditions, decide whether it’s safe to head to the beaches while red tide is in the area.
Red tide is once again blooming off the Southwest Florida coast. This current bloom first surfaced in Collier County a few weeks ago, and since then has expanded along the coast.