Tackling the Oyster Collapse in Apalachicola Bay

Responding to the oyster fishery collapse in Apalachicola Bay, experts with the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and Florida Sea Grant are joining forces with local seafood producers to find ways of restoring sustainable populations of the area’s world-famous oysters. Apalachicola, a heritage fishing community in the Big Bend region off…

Gregory wins Don Sweat Award

Doug Gregory, Monroe County Extension Director and Florida Sea Grant extension agent, was recently awarded the Don Sweat Sea Grant Extension Award. The award is presented annually to a Florida Sea Grant agent who takes initiative, creativity and leadership in his or her extension program. Since 1991, Gregory has served as a valuable resource to…