By: Tom Nordlie, UF/IFAS News Writer To call attention to pressing coastal and ocean issues in Florida and the surrounding region, Florida Sea Grant has launched an awareness campaign that includes four special reports to be published in Florida Trend magazine, a monthly publication featuring statewide coverage of business and industry. The year-long campaign, known…
For her efforts in playing an integral part in saving Florida’s heritage fishing communities from economic hardship, Leslie Sturmer has recently been awarded the Distinguished Service Award by the U.S. chapter of the World Aquaculture Society.
Baker hopes to develop new relationships with Florida companies that supply, purchase and prepare seafood and determine what issues they may be facing and work to solve them.
In this seminar, scientists will present the latest fisheries-related research about the impacts of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and dispersant application on Gulf of Mexico habitats, communities, and individual species.
The lecture will take place Thursday, March 19, at 3:30 p.m. at the Florida Institute of Technology Department of Biological Sciences in room LSB 130. The lecture is free and open to the public.
The first lecture titled, “Marine and Coastal Ecosystems: Air Quality Research Opportunities and Collaborations,” will take place Thursday, March 19, at 2:00 p.m.
The free program will take place Friday, March 13, at 2:45 p.m. at 7922 NW 71st Street in Gainesville, Fla. The public is invited to attend.
The seminar and workshop are free, but to ensure there are enough handouts available, please RVSP by March 6.
Feeling the squeeze: Florida Sea Grant provides multiple tools to help coastal communities balance competing demands for water access
If coastal communities are to remain sustainable, residents, visitors, policy makers, and regulators need new methods and information sources to harmonize the growing demand for access to their beaches and waterways. Researchers and extension specialists at Florida Sea Grant are making that challenge a priority.
Any individual involved with working waterfronts and waterways is invited to submit an abstract by April 15. The symposium will take place November 16-19 in Tampa.