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Model Campers start the year out right …

On our overnight New-Year campout, we couldnt help but admire our neighboring campers who had trailored their boat all the way from Virginia to camp on Shell Key. In the past, Janoah Todd and Amy Spoonhower spent their vacation at

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2008 Winter Star Party (Video)

Our winter star party was delightful. Clear skies and mild temperatures were perfect for this amateur astronomy event …

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Dogs on Shell Key: Compromise Fails…

Update: We are sorry to report that no compromise was reached on the dog issue. Contact County Commissioners for comments. The current draft plan proposes a year-round, zero-tolerance policy for pets on Shell Key. The county says that existing signs

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2007 Shell Key Stakeholders’ Meeting Report

Our overall impression of the latest meeting of Shell Key stakeholders was that most participants are willing to compromise on key issues – while the county staff was competent, thoughtful and willing to consider practical public input for the plan

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St. Pete Times quotes officials on camping / pet bans

St. Pete Times has stated the following regarding camping at shell key … “Overnight campers and their dogs may no longer be welcome…” Read the full article… We are now actively monitoring the drafting process and are in close contact

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