September 7, 2021

WINK News: For better or worse; The relationship between red tide and hurricanes

Florida’s beauty also comes with hurricanes and red tide, but after Hurricane Ida slammed into Louisiana, the red tide seems to be dispersing from our coast.

You may recall, after Hurricane Irma hit Southwest Florida, the red tide and blue-green algae came soon right after.

“It’s part of life around here,” said Rep. Adam Botana (R) District 76, “so you just have to kind of adapt and go with it.”

Botana’s family owns Bay Water Boat Club and Rentals in Bonita Springs, and with a new marina expansion underway, business has been good.

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