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Seagrass Value Spotlighted During Seagrass Awareness Month

March is Seagrass Awareness Month

Florida Sea Grant agents around the state are educating Floridians about how seagrasses help provide clean water to swim in and homes for fish we love to eat.

Meet the 2017 Florida Sea Grant Scholars

Five students from Florida universities have each received $2,000 from the Florida Sea Grant Scholars program to support their research in timely and innovative ocean and coastal-related studies.

Upcoming GIS Workshop: May 1-4, 2017

Florida Sea Grant and the University of Florida IFAS Extension invite you to register for this premier 3.5-day intensive workshop on ArcGIS 10.3.1, a powerful tool for managing natural resources and guiding growth and development.

Victor Blanco Named New Florida Sea Grant Agent with UF/IFAS Extension in Taylor County

In his new position, Blanco will develop educational programs about artificial reefs, sustainable fishing, water quality and other coastal resource issues in his county.

Donations Now Being Accepted for Memorial Fund Honoring Former Florida Sea Grant Researcher

The effort undertaken by the Marine Aquarium Societies of North America will promote more widespread publication of marine aquaculture research through open access journals.

Panhandle Sea Grant Agents Receive Grant to Protect Sea Turtles

Three Florida Sea Grant agents in the Florida Panhandle have received a half-million dollar grant to mitigate the impacts of artificial lighting on sea turtles.

Feb. 18-19 Cortez Fishing Festival Celebrates Community’s Commercial Fishing Heritage

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

Florida Sea Grant Co-Sponsors New Water Quality Seminar Series in Charlotte County

The series of four seminars is open to the public and covers topics such as pollutants, harmful algal blooms and restoration in both saltwater and freshwater Florida environments.

Meet the 2017 John A. Knauss Fellows

Two graduate students at Florida universities have received the John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship, recognizing their outstanding achievement in marine and coastal policy research.

Ana Zangroniz Named Sea Grant Agent for Miami-Dade County

In her new role, the former coordinator for the state’s coral reef conservation will be developing programs related to community resiliency, water access and responsible use of natural resources.