The project develops new tools that encourage communities to participate in the National Flood Insurance Program Community Rating System.
The symposium increases capacity of coastal communities and leaders to make informed decisions, balance diverse uses, ensure access, and plan for the future of their working waterfronts.
Florida Sea Grant and UF/IFAS Extension invite you to register for this premier 3.5-day intensive workshop on ArcGIS 10.3, a powerful tool for managing natural resources.
The free program will take place Friday, November 6 at 3:35 p.m. in the Environmental Science building, room NES 323 at the University of South Florida. The public is invited to attend.
Robert Lloyd is trying to solve a problem for Florida boaters, and he knows he’s in it for the long term. “I’ve been warned to not expect anything to happen quickly,” he said with a laugh. Lloyd is a fourth-generation Floridian, an avid boater and fisherman, and a homeowner along Spruce Creek, one of Florida’s…
The award is presented annually to a Florida Sea Grant agent who takes initiative, creativity and leadership in his or her extension program.
By: Brad Buck, UF/IFAS News With tropical storm season in full swing, it’s a great time to think about flood insurance. A new feature on the Florida Sea Grant website puts you a mouse click way from information to help you understand flood insurance, why it’s important, whether you’re required to have it and how…
Each time you wash your face or brush your teeth, you just may be adding microscopic bits of plastic into the aquatic environment. These tiny particles never biodegrade and are accidentally eaten by marine life, threatening their health. Toxins in the environment are attracted to and can easily adhere to their surface. These tiny bits…
Miami Waterkeeper, in partnership with Florida Sea Grant, UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County and the University of Miami, has recently been awarded $117,667 from NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service’s Office of Habitat Conservation to help ensure the Bay’s health for future generations.
Carlos Martinez, a Florida Sea Grant statewide agent who specializes in ornamental aquaculture and aquaculture education, was recently awarded an Honorary State Degree by the Florida Future Farmers of America Association.