See larger A blue heron stands offshore of the boom-protected waters of Pensacola shores on Thursday at Fort Pickens National Park. Beaches at the park have been inundated with tar balls but representatives from the park service say their are no apparent permanant environmental impacts yet. Photographed July 8, 2010. Aaron Hale/Staff

Photo by AARON HALE

A blue heron stands offshore of the boom-protected waters of Pensacola shores on Thursday at Fort Pickens National Park. Beaches at the park have been inundated with tar balls but representatives from the park service say their are no apparent permanant environmental impacts yet. Photographed July 8, 2010. Aaron Hale/Staff

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