As part of a 2018 Sea Grant National Aquaculture Initiative to support the advancement of aquaculture in the U.S., two Florida Sea Grant researchers have been awarded more than $1 million by NOAA Sea Grant for projects in both fish and shellfish farming.
Monica Wilson, Florida Sea Grant’s Gulf oil spill research Extension specialist with the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, is a member of the team recently awarded the National Sea Grant College Program’s highest Extension honor.
In his new role, Encomio will be developing educational programming related to coastal habitat restoration, living shorelines, restoration aquaculture and water quality.
In her 18 years with UF/IFAS Extension, Verlinde has focused on educating residents about their environment and waterways, planning and securing funding for living shorelines projects and spearheading local estuary monitoring programs.
NOAA satellite imagery gives new perspectives on bloom presence.
Hurricane Michael is set to hit parts of Florida on Wednesday. Here are tips to prepare.