When it comes to hiring, coastal industry leaders say that universities are not in touch with the needs of the industry. Industry leaders met at Oceans Day to address the problem.
Are you a campus coordinator who is always looking to keep your students up-to-date on career opportunities? Florida Sea Grant offers a variety of scholarships and fellowships exclusively to students pursuing marine science and ocean-related majors. Now, every opportunity is displayed on an attractive 11″ x 17″ poster that can be downloaded and printed for…
The UF/IFAS Extension Shellfish Aquaculture Program and Florida Sea Grant are sponsoring a pair of workshops focused on the oyster culture industry in the Northeastern U.S.
Three graduate students at Florida universities have been named recipients of scholarships from the Aylesworth Foundation for the Advancement of Marine Science.
“I’m totally putting this on Instagram,” one third-grader said as he took out his smartphone to take a picture of the large aquatic mammal swimming along Blue Spring in Orange City, Fla. “Wow! That one is so big!” screamed another student while tapping his teacher to get her attention. Students’ faces were in awe as…
As planning gets underway for the 2015 Statewide Artificial Reef Summit, Florida Sea Grant continues to assist coastal communities with the deployment of new reef materials.
Six graduate students from Florida universities have each received $2,000 from the Florida Sea Grant Scholars program to support their research in timely and innovative ocean and coastal-related studies.
Here is your chance to enjoy a family fun-filled day along the Sarasota Bay shoreline in the historic fishing village of Cortez. Come see a piece of what old-time Florida looks like and learn more about Florida’s commercial fishing heritage.
In response to Congressional action, NFIP stops planning for rate increases to "grandfathered" properties
Due to inclusion of language in an omnibus funding bill signed by President Obama on January 17, 2014, the Federal Emergency Management Agency recently released an advisory document which indicates that FEMA has stopped any planning to implement section 207 of the Biggert-Waters Act. Section 207 of BW12 instructed the National Flood Insurance Program to…
The all-new Catch and Release: Ways you can help saltwater fish survive! brochure features a section on deep-water release techniques for snapper, grouper and other reef fish.