ALERT: Jensen Beach, Stuart Beach and Bathtub Beach are closed to swimming due to algae

As of 2:30 p.m. Friday, August 24, Jensen Beach, Stuart Beach and Bathtub Beach are closed to swimming due to the presence of blue-green algae in the water. … Click here to read more

Water demonstration planned for Saturday: Hands Across Sands

“The Martin County Sheriff’s Office has been asked to share this information: The Hands Across Sands event will take place this Saturday. The Martin County Sheriff’s Office will be there to help facilitate traffic and provide public safety … Click here to read more

Martin County establishes hotline for beach conditions information

Know before you go. Martin County has established a hotline for the public to obtain information on water conditions at local beaches. Call 772-320-3112 to obtain daily information on beach conditions. … Click here to read more

Double red flags: Martin County Sheriff’s deputies clear beaches, warn of dangers of toxic algae

Martin County Sheriff’s Community Oriented Policing deputies are making contact with hundreds of beach goers today, warning them of the dangers of the toxic algae laden waters rolling up on beaches. Waves mixed with green slime are coating the beaches with algae. … Click here to read more

Marine experts euthanize sick whale at Stuart Beach

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission officers and many wonderful volunteers did an outstanding job keeping this sick whale comfortable Sunday morning while experts made a determination on its condition. … Click here to read more