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Knowing Beans about the Beach
This article appeared on pages 23-25 in North Carolina Sea Grant's
"High Season" issue of Coastwatch magazine, July 2003

by Julie Powers;  photographs by Ed Perry
Provided here as a 2.7 MB file in Adobe® pdf format.

This article is copyrighted by Julie Powers, 2003; All Rights Reserved.
This article made available with permission of Coastwatch,   N.C. Sea Grant,  and  Julie Powers
N.C. Sea Grant

Sea-Bean Symposium, October 2002
Cathies Bean, Canavalia nitida Oct. 16th, 2002: news article, "Sea Bean Symposium honors its late founder",
by Billy Cox, Florida Today

July 25th, 2002: news article, "Beachcombers Serious About Their Sea Beans",
by Tiana Larson; Defuniak Springs Herald-Breeze, pages 1C and 14C.

David Herndon mentioned the symposium in an article on bechcombing which appeared in the July issue of Martha Stewart Living.

There was also mention of the symposium in the July issue of "Coastal Living" magazine.

Cathie Katz:   May 14, 1948 to Nov. 22, 2001
Sea Bean Lady Finishes Journey
"Florida Today" coverage on Wednesday, Nov. 28th, 2001

Memorial service honors 'sea bean lady' Cathie Katz
"Florida Today" coverage on Thursday, Nov. 29th, 2001
Cathie Katz

Wednesday, July 25, 2001
Cathie on beach Beachcombers Turn Trash Into Treasure (lead-in story)
Beachcombers Turn Trash Into Treasure (full story)
NNS - NewHouse News Service
Sea-Bean Symposium, October 1999
Cathy Yow, Cathie Katz, Cecelia Abbott and Ed Perry Collecting Sea Beans a Unique Hobby
"Florida Today" coverage on October 17, 1999

Sea Beans Point of Symposium
"Florida Today" coverage on October 25, 1999
Cathie Katz (left), Cathy Yow (right)

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