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Annual Cortez Fishing Festival Celebrates Community’s Commercial Fishing Heritage

Annual Cortez Fishing Festival Celebrates Community’s Commercial Fishing Heritage

If you love seafood and want to savor a taste of Florida’s history, then you don’t want to miss the annual Cortez Commercial Fishing Festival, February 13-14 in the fishing village of Cortez.

Barry Named Sea Grant Agent for the Nature Coast

Barry Named Sea Grant Agent for the Nature Coast

In her position, Savanna Barry will implement programs for Florida Sea Grant that promote the sustainable use of natural resources along the state’s Nature Coast.

Massive Study Shows Climate Change Rapidly Warming World’s Lakes

Massive Study Shows Climate Change Rapidly Warming World’s Lakes

More than 60 scientists, including Florida Sea Grant director Karl Havens, have contributed to the largest study yet of changing lake temperatures around the world.

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