Rick O’Connor, Florida Sea Grant agent for UF/IFAS Extension in Escambia County, has been awarded the 2017 Don Sweat Sea Grant Extension Award.
The workshop “Red Tide Stinks! Shellfish Industry Strategies for dealing with Harmful Algae Blooms,” has been rescheduled for Tuesday, November 6, 2017.
The seminar will take place Tuesday, October 24 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Camp Helen State Park, 23937 Panama City Beach Parkway in Panama City Beach.
Detecting Red Tide: Sea Grant Researcher Finds Efficient Method To Detect Toxins And Evaluate Shellfish Closures
Blooms of Florida red tides can lead to significant economic losses because shellfish harvesting areas must be closed to prevent consumers from contracting neurotoxic shellfish poisoning, or NSP.
New boating law in Florida is anchored in Sea Grant’s legal analysis.
In the Florida Everglades, peat soils critical to maintaining wetland elevation are collapsing due to rising seas.
Handheld sensor technology created by Florida Sea Grant researchers is changing how fake seafood is detected.
Hurricane Irma has passed, but hurricane season is still in session. Here are tips to stay prepared.
The NFIP expires on September 30, 2017 unless Congress reauthorizes it. Many agree the NFIP should be reauthorized, and many want to see it reauthorized for a longer period and ahead of the deadline to promote stability in the mortgage and real estate industries.
Recent catastrophic flooding in Texas caused by Hurricane Harvey may have Floridians wondering, “Will I be covered when the next storm hits?”