In-Service Training #30953 focuses on climate change and sea-level rise. The program includes experts presenting on the science as well as sessions that will aid Extension personnel in assessing how these issues may matter to their clientele and provide insight on how to approach their clientele. The IST will take place in the beautiful and…
Fishermen, fisheries scientists and members of the artificial reef community now have the opportunity to watch archived online coverage of the 2015 Florida Artificial Reef Summit.
Two graduate students at Florida universities have received the John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship, recognizing their outstanding achievement in marine and coastal policy research. The following winners have relocated to Washington, D.C. for one year to work with policymakers in the legislative and executive branches of the federal government. Andrew Rubin, University of Miami Robert…
Monroe County, the Florida Keys, partnering with the State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection Clean Vessel Act has created a Keys-Wide mobile Pump Out Program that provides free pump out service.
The UF Oyster Recovery Team, established in 2013 to help restore Apalachicola Bay’s collapsed oyster fishery, has just released results of a community listening session.
Cruising down the channels and canals of Florida’s expansive Indian River Lagoon, many coastal boaters and fishermen appear unaware their onboard habits may be threatening what lies beneath — the oyster reefs, seagrass beds and sensitive shorelines that provide homes, nurseries and meals for the waterway’s fish and wildlife. That kind of knowledge now fits right in the palm…
The award is presented annually to a Florida Sea Grant agent who takes initiative, creativity and leadership in his or her extension program.
This premier 3.5-day intensive workshop will focus on teaching ArcGIS 10.2, a powerful tool for managing natural resources and guiding growth and development processes.
Physical oceanographer Monica Wilson will bring expertise in surface and subsurface oil circulation patterns to Sea Grant’s newly formed Gulf oil spill extension effort.
Researchers at the University of Florida and Old Dominion University have joined together to testing transplant techniques to restore the shallow-water sponge community before it is too late.