Three Florida Sea Grant agents in the Florida Panhandle have received a half-million dollar grant to mitigate the impacts of artificial lighting on sea turtles.
If you love seafood and want to savor a taste of Florida’s history, then don’t miss the annual Cortez Commercial Fishing Festival in the fishing village of Cortez.
The series of four seminars is open to the public and covers topics such as pollutants, harmful algal blooms and restoration in both saltwater and freshwater Florida environments.
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.
In her new role, the former coordinator for the state’s coral reef conservation will be developing programs related to community resiliency, water access and responsible use of natural resources.
The statewide competition is open to any principal investigator at any of the universities in Florida who has documented expertise in the specific area of proposed research.
On November 17, 2016, Florida Sea Grant teamed up with Brevard County Extension and the East Central Florida Regional Planning Council to present the workshop “Sea-Level Rise and Flooding: Planning & Law for Local Governments” in Brevard County, Florida. Workshop attendees included local government attorneys—including 8 of 9 attorneys from the Brevard County Attorney’s…
New evidence suggests that red grouper, already a species of considerable economic importance to Florida fisheries, can also help lessen the negative effects of invasive lionfish on reef fish communities.
David Helvarg, Blue Frontier founder, ocean journalist and author of several books, will give a free public lecture at the University of Florida on Thursday, Nov. 3, from 1:30 to 3 pm.
A compilation of the latest news in coastal planning, climate change and sea-level rise in Florida composed by Florida Sea Grant’s coastal planning specialist Thomas Ruppert.