The first workshop, “Sea-Level Rise and Flooding: Planning and Law for Local Governments” will take place Friday, September 23, 2016 at the offices of the Northeast Florida Regional Council in Jacksonville.
In his more than 15 years at Florida Sea Grant, LeRoy Creswell has managed a volunteer-based program to restore degraded oyster reefs and improve water quality in the Indian River Lagoon.
This fellowship is designed to provide a post-graduate who majored in environmental science or policy with the opportunity of hands-on experience in state government.
Jason Evans, a Florida Sea Grant researcher, is finding ways for local governments in several cities, including Satellite Beach, to best adapt to sea-level rise. Part of Evans’ research is mapping how vulnerable public facilities such as stormwater drainage systems, fire stations and wastewater treatment plants are to rising seas.
As part of the Newell Seminar Series, Duane De Freese will speak about the opportunities and challenges scientists face delivering research to resource managers and other audiences.
Three aspiring scientists, all graduate students at Florida universities, have been awarded $1,000 each as the 2016 recipients of the Florida Outdoors Writers Association scholarship for outdoor communicators.
The second workshop in the series “Sea-Level Rise and Flooding: Planning and Law for Local Governments” will take place Thursday, November, 2016 at the UF/IFAS Extension office in Brevard County.
The response to the algae blooms that have plagued south Florida waters in recent weeks will improve the ability of water resource managers to understand future events.
Eight graduate students at universities in Florida have received Guy Harvey Scholarship Awards, recognizing their outstanding achievement in marine science research. Learn more about the scholars and their research here.
Since 1986, the Aylesworth Foundation for the Advancement of Marine Science has supported university students in academic disciplines related to the marine environment. Aylesworth scholarships in excess of $581,000 have been awarded to more than 100 students at 14 Florida universities.