On November 17, 2016, Florida Sea Grant teamed up with Brevard County Extension and the East Central Florida Regional Planning Council to present the workshop “Sea-Level Rise and Flooding: Planning & Law for Local Governments” in Brevard County, Florida. Workshop attendees included local government attorneys—including 8 of 9 attorneys from the Brevard County Attorney’s…
New evidence suggests that red grouper, already a species of considerable economic importance to Florida fisheries, can also help lessen the negative effects of invasive lionfish on reef fish communities.
David Helvarg, Blue Frontier founder, ocean journalist and author of several books, will give a free public lecture at the University of Florida on Thursday, Nov. 3, from 1:30 to 3 pm.
A compilation of the latest news in coastal planning, climate change and sea-level rise in Florida composed by Florida Sea Grant’s coastal planning specialist Thomas Ruppert.
Aquaculturist Kevan Main will be recognized as one of 12 “Champions of Change” for her development of re-circulating systems that farm marine fish while fertilizing salt-loving plants.
Grady Leavins was a strong advocate of the use of research, education and outreach to find scientific solutions to problem facing the state’s oyster industry.
In his new role, Ubeda, who is originally from Nicaragua, will be developing educational programs to address issues related to recreational and commercial fisheries, marine resource conservation and artificial reefs.
In her more than five years with Florida Sea Grant, Carnahan has concentrated on establishing programs that help protect one of the state’s most developed urban areas from coastal hazards, such as rising seas.
The first workshop, “Sea-Level Rise and Flooding: Planning and Law for Local Governments” will take place Friday, September 23, 2016 at the offices of the Northeast Florida Regional Council in Jacksonville.
In his more than 15 years at Florida Sea Grant, LeRoy Creswell has managed a volunteer-based program to restore degraded oyster reefs and improve water quality in the Indian River Lagoon.