ORANGE BEACH, AL – A bevy of volunteers showed up Saturday morning to plant 3,000 sand pines and 100 wax myrtles on Robinson and Bird Islands in Perdido Pass.
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ORANGE BEACH, AL — If you’re looking for some physical activity to shake off the cold the members of the Islands of Perdido Foundation have a suggestion for you this weekend.
“I come down to see what kind of fish they’re catching,” says Larry Hughes who stopped by Thursday. “I check on the tide to see what its doing. It’s just a pretty place to come and watch the boats go in and out.”
For almost three years the seawall along Perdido Pass has been off limits.
ORANGE BEACH, AL — One of the most beautiful pieces of property anywhere in Alabama abuts the east side of Perdido Pass and has had quite the contested past.
Litigation over that land has been the norm and controversy its companion. It rages somewhat to this day as Orange Beach officials want to put a boat ramp east of Caribe on the state’s parcel that has been slated for a boat ramp since the late 1970s.
ORANGE BEACH, Alabama — In November the city will take another big step toward achieving long-sought coastal conservation and habitat restoration efforts on islands near Perdido Pass, its back-bay gateway to the Gulf.
Thanks to a grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, the city will purchase the roughly 6-acre Walker Island for $162,446.
ORANGE BEACH, AL – The rain held off long enough to get some of the Coastal Cleanup in on Robinson and Bird islands in Orange Beach this morning. Also included in the pictures are scenes of a recovering Robinson Island that had a brush fire on Sept. 7.
Foundation to have public input session on Islands of Perdido Management Plan – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: NewsFriday, September 20th, 2013
ORANGE BEACH, AL – The Islands of Perdido Foundation will have a public meeting Thursday, Oct. 3 to unveil a draft conservation management plan for the Islands of Perdido.
The meeting will take place at the Orange Beach Community Center at 6 p.m.
UPDATE: Officials to investigate Robinson Island fire cause Sunday – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: Gulf Coast Visitor GuideSunday, September 8th, 2013
ORANGE BEACH, AL – Orange Beach fire officials were on Robinson Island today trying to determine the cause of a fire that burned about six of the 12 acres on the island.
ORANGE BEACH, AL – Crews are battling a brush fire on Robinson Island in Perdido Pass in Orange Beach. (JOHN MULLEN/Islander Photos)
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. – The Orange Beach City Council voted to place a moratorium on giving licenses to conduct business in the waters around the islands in Perdido Pass.
ORANGE BEACH, Alabama — Pleasure Island’s many public beaches were on the quiet side today compared to last weekend’s record-setting Memorial Day weekend. But, there was one stretch of real estate with a water view that had plenty of tourists. That beach teeming with people — in the water and sand — was along a beach in Orange Beach in the shadow of Perdido Pass Bridge.
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. – Marine officials with the state and Coast Guard spent time Monday evening and early Tuesday searching Perdido Pass after receiving a report of a capsized boat.
Harris Bollinger of Knoxville caught a 2-pound, 10.4-ounce permit while on a chartered fishing trip at the Perdido Pass jetties Wednesday to potentially establish the Alabama State Record for the species.
Restaurant owner disappointed with state decision on Perdido Pass seawall – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: Arts & EntertainmentWednesday, March 20th, 2013
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. — There is a study in contrast at work near Perdido Pass.
The Gulf restaurant and its outdoor dining room are bustling with activity as the weather continues to warm up and the burgers, fries, grouper sandwiches and daily specials are flowing.
Just to the east of the hustle and bustle the popular seawall continues to erode and tumble into the flowing water of the pass.
ORANGE BEACH, Alabama — Lifeguards manning a 19-foot boat in the city’s waterways picked up a ton of trash and helped some dolphins in this summer’s debut of the Orange Beach Waterways & Coastline Enhancement Program.
Gulf Coast Community Spotlight: Orange Beach How Do You Get to an Island? Take a Taxi! | Mobile AL, Pensacola FL News, Weather, Sports | WPMI-TV | Local15TV.comFriday, July 6th, 2012
(Orange Beach, Ala.) – How do you get from dockside, in Orange Beach… all the way across Terry Cove to Bird Island?
Well, you’d take a taxi, of course! That’s right, a taxi.
Orange Beach, Alabama (PRWEB) June 01, 2012
Caribe Resort in Orange Beach, Alabama has added a new boat to the many amenities their guests can enjoy. The award-winning resort has added a fifty-plus foot boat named the Caribe Cruiser so their guests may enjoy dolphin watching, island hopping or just a leisurely ride in the beautiful surrounding waters. Best of all it is FREE to the customers.
After being named Best Family Friendly Resort in the southeast by Convention South Magazine, Caribe Resort has added even more fun.
Perdido Beach Resort Hosts “Fireworks Gala and Barbeque” on July 6th Featuring “The Tip Tops” in Concert on the Beach Deck – PR Newswire – The Sacramento BeeFriday, May 25th, 2012
ORANGE BEACH, Ala., May 24, 2012 — /PRNewswire/ — Perdido Beach Resort, the Alabama Gulf Coast’s premier luxury beach front hotel, will once again celebrate our nation’s independence by hosting our annual Fireworks Gala and Barbeque on Friday, July 6th, on the hotel beach deck in Orange Beach, AL. This annual event includes an all-American beachside barbeque, live music featuring The Tip Tops, cash bars, and a star-spangled fireworks show from the beach. Tickets are available to the general public and complimentary parking is available.
Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/2012/05/24/4514161/perdido-beach-resort-hosts-fireworks.html#storylink=cpy
ORANGE BEACH, Alabama — The oil sheen found in the marina near Perdido Pass Bridge was not from the BP Deepwater Horizon spill, according to test results from the U.S. Coast Guard Eighth District in New Orleans on Friday.
Mayor Tony Kennon was skeptical of the lab results on Friday. “We’re not going to argue with them. It seems like an awful big coincidence. Either the dredge dispersed it or dug it up. There are no fuel docks close to where the oil was,” he said.
Group Trying to Find Best Way to Clean Tar Mat | Mobile AL, Pensacola FL News, Weather, Sports | WPMI-TV | Local15TV.comFriday, May 11th, 2012
(ORANGE BEACH, Ala.) – It may not be visible from above but signs of a possible tar mat at Perdido Pass continues to worry folks in Orange Beach. The oil was discovered over the weekend as the Pass was being dredged.
City officials say taking responsibility for the submerged oil is key to how and who will clean it up. “Perdido Pass is a very dynamic, lots of strong currents proximity to the bridge could be an issue,” said Phillip West with the City of Orange Beach. West says it would be an “open water recovery” if a mat is indeed uncovered.