Seminar on Florida Sea Grant Research and Student Funding Opportunities

The Water School, Florida Gulf Coast University 10501 FGCU Blvd. S., Water School Auditorium, Fort Myers, FL

Dr. Sherry Larkin, Director of Florida Sea Grant, and Dr. Charles Sidman, Assoc. Dir. for Research, will be visiting FGCU to answer questions and to give a short seminar on Sea Grant research and student funding opportunities. This seminar will be held in the auditorium of The Water School (Rm 106).

UF & DEP Coral Reef Program Stakeholder Engagement Project Public Meeting

For two years, a committee of fishermen has been developing recommendations for actions to enhance coral reef conservation and fishing quality within the Kristin Jacobs Coral Reef Ecosystem Conservation Area (Coral ECA). The Coral ECA includes all marine waters from the St. Lucie Inlet to the north of Biscayne National Park, out to 3 nm. We […]

Basic Seafood HACCP Segment II (In-Person)

UF/IFAS Orange County Extension Office 6021 S Conway Rd, Orlando

Join food safety specialists from Florida and Virginia Sea Grant to receive essential Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) training for fish and fishery products.

$125

U.S. Coral Reef Task Force Coral Disease Working Pacific Preparedness Workshop

This workshop is targeted at Pacific coral managers and practitioners in support of their efforts to prepare for a potential coral disease outbreak in the Pacific. The workshop will focus on preventing coral disease transmission, understanding threats and what is known about the susceptibility of Pacific corals, prioritizing response and preparedness needs, and strategies to obtain resources to meet these needs.

Bite-sized Science: Florida Horseshoe Crab Watch

In the eighth episode of 2022's Bite-sized Science webinar series, learn about the citizen science project that is providing the state with data about Florida's horseshoe crab population and the different ways you can get involved. The Bite-Sized Science webinar series is presented by UF/IFAS Extension Florida Sea Grant agents and specialists. Each webinar consists […]

Boat Sewage: Why it’s Important & What Solutions are Underway

Vicki Gambale, Florida Sea Grant's Clean Vessel Act Education Coordinator joins the Fisheries & Aquatic Sciences Spring Seminar Series to discuss why keeping boat sewage out of Florida's waterways is so important and what solutions are underway. This seminar series is brought to you by the School of Forest, Fisheries, & Geomatics Sciences, which is […]

Recurring

Talk Trash and Take Action! (Online)

 Virtual event leading up to the International Coastal Cleanup  Join Florida Sea Grant Extension Agent Carolyn Kovacs to learn about the types of marine debris we encounter on our local beaches, participate in a virtual plastics experiment, and learn what we can do to support healthy ocean ecosystems!

Recurring

Talk Trash and Take Action! (Online)

 Virtual event leading up to the International Coastal Cleanup  Join Florida Sea Grant Extension Agent Carolyn Kovacs to learn about the types of marine debris we encounter on our local beaches, participate in a virtual plastics experiment, and learn what we can do to support healthy ocean ecosystems!

2022 International Coastal Cleanup in Cedar Key

Cedar Key City Marina Dock St., Cedar Key, FL

The International Coastal Cleanup is an annual event organized by the Ocean Conservancy - the Cedar Key community has been participating for over 10 years! Please come out and join us for the cleanup from 8 AM - 12 PM (check-in as early as 7:30 am) - volunteers receive a free lunch and t-shirt (while supplies last). To participate, simply show up and check in (or pre-register on Eventbrite) at the Cedar Key City Marina as early as 7:30 AM to pick up trash bags and get assigned to an area. Volunteers will be counting items collected as they go using the data sheets provided or using the Clean Swell app. The data sheets must be dropped off along with the trash to earn a t-shirt. Please bring your own gloves!

Nature Coast Currents: Historical Perspective on Health and Conservation of Florida’s Marine Ecosystems – Michal Kowalewski

We are pleased to announce registration is open for the 2022-2023 webinar series, Nature Coast Currents! This free monthly webinar is designed to publicly communicate the results of the newest science and research conducted in the Nature Coast, especially along the southern portion that is encompassed by the Nature Coast Aquatic Preserve (Citrus, Hernando, and […]

Reef Futures Workshop: Planning for Caribbean Coral Rescue as a Response to Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease

The workshop will serve as a forum for collaboration, learning, and dialogue among Caribbean partners responding to stony coral tissue loss disease (SCTLD) on local coral reefs who are interested in establishing and enhancing coral rescue programs as a part of SCTLD response efforts. The workshop will help Caribbean disease response practitioners and coral reef managers begin to develop SCTLD coral rescue plans, ensuring they have an understanding of different methodologies and technologies that will help meet their goals.