Paul Janensch

Treasure Coast Essayist

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Treasure Coast Essay
7:20 am
Mon June 25, 2012

Honoring good sports

What honor ranks up there with a state high-school athletic championship?  Paul Janensch tells us in this Treasure Coast Essay.

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Treasure Coast Essay
7:20 am
Mon June 18, 2012

The Asian Giant Shrimp – a tasty invader

Here’s a new unwelcome resident of the Treasure Coast.  The Asian Tiger Prawn, otherwise known as the Asian Giant Shrimp – which sounds like a contradiction in terms.  It joins a long list of invaders that includes the python, the wild hog and the lionfish.  Two giant shrimp have been found in the Indian River Lagoon.  One in Vero Beach in April, and one in Hobe Sound in September.  Only two?  Scientists with the University of Florida Sea Grant program at the Indian River Research and Education Center in Fort Pierce fear there could be many more.  The giant shrimp grow and multiply quickly.

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Treasure Coast Essay
7:20 am
Mon June 11, 2012

Hurricane season is here

On June 1st, the hurricane season began on the Treasure Coast and elsewhere on the Atlantic seaboard. It lasts until the end of November.  Are you ready?  Weather forecasters are predicting 13 named tropical storms for the season.  Five of them will be hurricanes with maximum sustained winds of 74 mph or above.   This is about average.  Of course, we don’t know if any of them will hit the mainland.  The National Hurricane Center is urging residents in hurricane-prone areas to “go tapeless.”  That means do not tape your windows.

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Treasure Coast Essay
9:02 am
Mon June 4, 2012

Celebrating World Oceans Day

Can you imagine the Treasure Coast without the ocean?  There would be no coast, of course, and no treasure from a fleet of sunken Spanish galleons.  There would be no miles of beaches, no surf, no sailfish, no loggerhead turtles.  It would be like Florida’s interior.  No offense intended.  That’s why World Oceans Day should mean something to us.  In 2008, the United Nations proclaimed each June 8th as World Oceans Day.  This year, the theme is “Youth: the Next Wave for Change.”  Environmental centers along the Treasure Coast have special activities planned.  On Friday, June 8th, you can vis

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Treasure Coast Essay

“Treasure Coast Essays” began on WQCS in 2010.  

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2:56 pm
Tue May 8, 2012

Stopping by a science fair

A Treasure Coast Essay (2012-01-30) 

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Treasure Coast Essay
2:38 pm
Tue May 8, 2012

A bad year for manatees

Paul Janensch (2012-01-23) 

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Treasure Coast Essay
2:32 pm
Tue May 8, 2012

A threat is being posed by 10 more invasive animals and plants.

Paul Janensch (2012-01-16) 

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Treasure Coast Essay
9:25 pm
Thu May 3, 2012

A Treasure Coast church for the deaf

Paul Janensch (2012-01-09) TREASURE COAST (wqcs) - Intro: A church in our area reaches out to the deaf and hard of hearing, as Paul Janensch tells us in this Treasure Coast Essay.

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Treasure Coast Essay
9:20 pm
Thu May 3, 2012

Stuart as the world's sailfish capital

Paul Janensch (2012-01-02)

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