With more than 900,000 registered vessels, Florida ranks among the nation’s top three boating states. However, boaters may pose a risk to the fragile seagrass meadows that lie along Florida’s coast.
Florida Sea Grant and Beneath the Waves invite you to an entirely ocean-related film festival! Join us for a night of entertainment and education.
Amy Polen, a senior at Palm Beach Central High School, has been named the 2016 Skoch Scholar for her award-winning project focused on the effect of warming waters on mussel populations.
Beginning June 3, volunteer divers and anglers around the state join Florida Sea Grant agents and FWC scientists to count the large and charismatic goliath grouper as part of the seventh annual Great Goliath Grouper Count.
Sunscreen may be harming Florida’s oyster reefs, and with the help of Florida Sea Grant’s legal specialist, Madison Toonder is finding ways to let the public know about it.
A new scholarship sponsored by Florida Sea Grant and the UF/IFAS Nature Coast Biological Station will offer $10,000 to a UF graduate student researching Florida’s Nature Coast.
A new collaboration with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection will fund seven restoration and planning projects that improve public access to coastal areas.
Brittany Hall-Scharf, a former fisheries biologist with the Fish and Wildlife Research Institute, has been named the Florida Sea Grant agent with UF/IFAS Extension for Hernando County.
Suzanne Boxman has been awarded the US-Israel BARD Fund fellowship to continue her aquaculture systems research at the National Center for Mariculture in Eilat, Israel.
Florida Sea Grant, and the Florida Outdoor Writer’s Association are now seeking applications for the 2016 FOWA Scholarship for Outdoor Communicators. Applications are due May 17.