Eight graduate students at universities in Florida have received Guy Harvey Scholarship Awards, recognizing their outstanding achievement in marine science research. The following winners received $5,000 scholarships: Erica Ross, University of Florida Brendan Talwar, Florida State University Luke McEachron, University of Florida Sara Thomas, Florida Atlantic University Mary Kate Swenarton, University of North Florida Ross Boucek, Florida International University Marcy Cockrell, University of…
Up to 40 boats and 150 snorkelers are needed to help monitor and document the health and status of the bay scallop population.
After she graduates at the end of the summer, Rachel Bouchillon will spend two years in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, helping to develop decision support tools for enhanced management of shoreline properties.
This year’s winner, Quinn Zacharias, is a senior at Deland High School in Deland. His award-winning project was a water quality analysis report of Rose Bay in Volusia County.
The event will take place June 4, 2015 from 6 to 8 p.m. at First Magnitude Brewing Company, located at 1220 SE Veitch St. in Gainesville, Fla.
Sea Grant director co-authors technical assessment that identifies large land acquisitions and water storage projects as options to resolve problem of harmful coastal discharges.
The free program will take place Monday, May 4, at noon in the Buchanan room at Mote Marine Laboratory. The public is invited to attend.
The UF/IFAS Extension Shellfish Aquaculture Program and Florida Sea Grant are sponsoring a pair of free workshops focused on harvesting and marketing cultured oysters.
Members of Kevan Main’s aquaponics team demonstrate cooking techniques for nutritious sea purslane they are harvesting from a prototype system which grows fish and vegetables in a saltwater environment. Researchers at Mote Marine Laboratory are testing a novel farming system that grows marine finfish and saltwater veggies — all at the same time. With Florida Sea…
Elizabeth Turner, a third-year law student studying environmental and land use law at the University of Florida Levin College of Law, could have spent her Spring Break away from her classmates basking in the sun. Instead, she enrolled in a special field course for land-use law students to get some hands-on training for her future career.…