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.
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.
Grady Leavins was a strong advocate of the use of research, education and outreach to find scientific solutions to problem facing the state’s oyster industry.
In his new role, Ubeda, who is originally from Nicaragua, will be developing educational programs to address issues related to recreational and commercial fisheries, marine resource conservation and artificial reefs.
In her more than five years with Florida Sea Grant, Carnahan has concentrated on establishing programs that help protect one of the state’s most developed urban areas from coastal hazards, such as rising seas.
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.
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.