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…
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…
Early Registration Deadline Approaching for the 2015 National Working Waterfronts and Waterways Symposium
Early bird registration lasts until August 24 for the 4th National Working Waterfronts and Waterways Symposium. The symposium provides a forum for stakeholders from across the U.S. to connect and showcase innovative, successful, and timely solutions to waterfront and waterway issues.
A new Florida law focused on flooding also requires that redevelopment planning in coastal management elements includes the impacts of sea-level rise.
Sea Grant director co-authors technical assessment that identifies large land acquisitions and water storage projects as options to resolve problem of harmful coastal discharges.
Elizabeth Turner, a third-year law student studying environmental and land use law at the University of Florida Levin College of Law, could have spent her Spring Break away from her classmates basking in the sun. Instead, she enrolled in a special field course for land-use law students to get some hands-on training for her future career.…
Feeling the squeeze: Florida Sea Grant provides multiple tools to help coastal communities balance competing demands for water access
If coastal communities are to remain sustainable, residents, visitors, policy makers, and regulators need new methods and information sources to harmonize the growing demand for access to their beaches and waterways. Researchers and extension specialists at Florida Sea Grant are making that challenge a priority.