Lending Expertise to Artificial Reefs, Florida Sea Grant Boosts the Economy and Environment

Artificial reefs lead by Sea Grant are designed based on the needs of individual communities, whether that means building new habitats, removing pressure from natural reefs or stimulating the economy.

VIDEO: Sea Grant Agents Bring Together Fishing Guides and Scientists for Pioneering Snook Project

A new video shows how fishing guides and Florida Sea Grant agents are collaborating on a novel snook research study.

Sea-level Rise, Flooding & Law Workshop

The workshop “Sea-Level Rise and Flooding: Planning & Law for Local Governments” will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in West Palm Beach on September 21, 2017. The full agenda will be forthcoming soon. For now, see more information on the flyer HERE.

Meet the 2017 Guy Harvey Scholars

Six graduate students at universities in Florida have received Guy Harvey scholarship awards, recognizing their outstanding achievement in marine science research.

Florida Sea Grant Agents Bring Sound Science to Residents Along Indian River Lagoon

In response to thick algae blooms that carpeted the Indian River Lagoon last summer, Florida Sea Grant agents are relaying the information needs and problems of residents in their community to scientists and decision-makers.

Sea Grant Agent Trains Citizen Scientists to Help Track Horseshoe Crabs in the Big Bend

Sea Grant agent Savanna Barry helps train volunteers to survey horseshoe crabs in Florida’s Big Bend, giving scientists more insight into population size and health.

Upcoming Science Café: 8 Ways to Save the Ocean by Reducing Microplastic Pollution

Every time you do laundry or brush your teeth, you just may be adding tiny bits of plastic into our waters. Join us for a free science café to learn what you can do to reduce microplastic pollution.

Meet the 2017 Aylesworth Scholars

Two graduate students at Florida universities have been named recipients of scholarships from the Aylesworth Foundation for the Advancement of Marine Science. The winners are Devon Pharo, a master’s student at the University of Florida and James Conrad, a Ph.D. student at the University of South Florida. […]

An Updated Message from the Director of Florida Sea Grant

On May 23, the final version of the President’s budget was released, and as expected, the funding for Sea Grant is eliminated, along with funding for the National Estuarine Research Reserves, the Coastal Zone Management Program and many other programs that provide critical services to the US coastal economy and environment.

2017 Skoch Scholar Announced

Kelly van Woesik, a senior at Satellite High School, has been named the 2017 Skoch Scholar for her project focused on the migration of great white sharks.