Coquina Beach Controversy

If you've cruised the 7 mile stretch of beach that makes up Anna Maria Island in one of our Polaris Gem Car beach buggys, then you've probably noticed the shade canopy on Coquina Beach,  provided by the Australian pines that line the area. The community loves these pines. In the summer we need shade and these pines give us the cool reprieve from the sun we desperately desire. Controversy has arisen after a proposed 100 trees have been planned for removal with the first phase of a county drainage and parking lot improvement…Read more