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Upcoming Planning Workshop: Sea-Level Rise and Flooding

The workshop “Sea-Level Rise and Flooding: Planning & Law for Local Governments” will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on May 4, 2017 in Largo, Fla.

Now Available: New Magazine Showcases Florida Sea Grant’s Recent Impacts and Accomplishments

We invite you to meet the specialists and agents of Florida Sea Grant, and learn how their programs help the sustainability of coastal communities around the state.

A Special Message From the Director of Florida Sea Grant

There is a potentially dire situation for the Florida Sea Grant program unfolding in Washington, D.C. On Tuesday, March 28, the President sent Congress a request for drastic cuts to many government programs related to everything from the environment to health and human services and education – in order to immediately free-up funds to increase defense spending.

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.