"Lane Bay, Roberts River, and Joe River chickees were all still standing and showed no I'll efects from the storm. Even the out houses appeared ok when we ran by yesterday. Ate lunch on Joe... it seemed perfect... maybe it's because…"
"Does anyone know the post-storm condition of backcountry sites? I would be surprised if any of the chickees made it through Irma unscathed.
Do we have an idea of how long it be before the Park resumes issuing backcountry/overnight permits?"
"To paraphrase from the petition what's at stake:
Dear Caring Miami Resident,
The City is ready to spend $3 MILLION dollars to pave over Jimbo's Lagoon park destroying the peaceful lagoon by building a long 40-60 ft. floating dock,…"
Many of you may know or not know Esther Luft, who is member of this forum. Her business is under threat of development by the city of Miami. She runs Virginia Key Outdoor Center on the only remaining piece of undeveloped city property in Miami where they want to "pave paradise" with concrete docks and walkways seemingly to help her but they won't listen to Paddlers who really don't prefer concrete to natural beach launches! So it's more likely for the benefit of powerboats and possibly as…See More
"I met John and Donna Buckley at the Harney River Chickee during the 2016 Watertibe Everglades Challenge. They had mentioned the issue they were having with power boaters and were having an issue with a boater on Harney River Chickee too.
"66 hrs Wow. Back in the 80's, I have seen the water level in the winter when it was running deep and fast. You could run the trip in 48 hours with a good current. Where did you launch at? I would like to run that trip, but a lot slower. We used…"
"Go to https://www.geocaching.com/play to create a free account. You can search for geo-locations within a 10 mile radius of the location you type in. Find the one you want and download the location to your GPS. Happy hunting."
Not sure if it is O.K., but want to post your information on a few other sites I visit in hopes to get support. I really hope this happens. Once again thank you for the information. I will make sure to move it alone, and visit the site tonight.