Written by a team of marine education experts and lavishly illustrated, this book will spark interest in young readers while it informs adults about sea turtle biology and ecology, as well as efforts by scientists and wildlife conservationists to understand and protect these fascinating creatures.
The Flagler County School District officially switched to lunch trays made of recycled paper, thanks to the Florida Microplastic Awareness Program.
Rick O’Connor, Florida Sea Grant agent for UF/IFAS Extension in Escambia County, has been awarded the 2017 Don Sweat Sea Grant Extension Award.
Presentations and the agenda from the November 16, 2017 workshop “Sea-Level Rise and Flooding: Planning & Law for Local Government” in West Palm Beach are now available.
The workshop “Red Tide Stinks! Shellfish Industry Strategies for dealing with Harmful Algae Blooms,” has been rescheduled for Tuesday, November 6, 2017.
The seminar will take place Tuesday, October 24 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Camp Helen State Park, 23937 Panama City Beach Parkway in Panama City Beach.
Detecting Red Tide: Sea Grant Researcher Finds Efficient Method To Detect Toxins And Evaluate Shellfish Closures
Blooms of Florida red tides can lead to significant economic losses because shellfish harvesting areas must be closed to prevent consumers from contracting neurotoxic shellfish poisoning, or NSP.
Handheld sensor technology created by Florida Sea Grant researchers is changing how fake seafood is detected.
Recent catastrophic flooding in Texas caused by Hurricane Harvey may have Floridians wondering, “Will I be covered when the next storm hits?”
The award recognizes McGuire’s creative outreach strategies that teach volunteers around the state how to sample local waters for the presence of microplastics.