Living shorelines use natural materials like sand, oysters, and marsh grass to protect coastal property from erosion and to promote ecosystem health and improved water quality. UF/IFAS Sea Grant agents and affiliate researchers have created a series of documents that describe how living shorelines function, what their benefits are, as well as permitting and installation…
Thomas Ruppert, Florida Sea Grant coastal planning specialist, was recently named a 2019 Florida Climate Institute Faculty Fellow for his work helping coastal communities understand the legal and financial implications of increased coastal flooding associated with sea level rise and climate change. The Florida Climate Institute (FCI) is a consortium of 10 Florida universities working…
Florida Sea Grant is now seeking letters of intent for two-year coastal and ocean applied research grants that reflect priorities identified in the current Florida Sea Grant Strategic Plan.
Florida Sea Grant researcher rethinks how cities can adapt to rising seas.
The free workshop “Sea-Level Rise and Flooding: Planning and Law for Local Governments” will take place in Marathon from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on January 9, 2019.
Living shorelines are protected from erosion using plantings of natural materials like oyster shell and mangroves.
Sea Grant brings land-use expertise to engage with Hernando County in adopting first-of-its-kind coastal waterway plan.
The President’s budget has been released and it proposes elimination of the Sea Grant program.
NOAA intends to award up to $15 million to support coastal resilience grants that benefit coastal ecosystems and communities.
You may be eligible to apply for up to $50,000 to help with the repair, replacement, or recovery of equipment, data, or other research materials damaged or lost as a result of the hurricanes and their aftermaths.