Sunscreen may be harming Florida’s oyster reefs, and with the help of Florida Sea Grant’s legal specialist, Madison Toonder is finding ways to let the public know about it.
Brittany Hall-Scharf, a former fisheries biologist with the Fish and Wildlife Research Institute, has been named the Florida Sea Grant agent with UF/IFAS Extension for Hernando County.
Suzanne Boxman has been awarded the US-Israel BARD Fund fellowship to continue her aquaculture systems research at the National Center for Mariculture in Eilat, Israel.
Florida Sea Grant, and the Florida Outdoor Writer’s Association are now seeking applications for the 2016 FOWA Scholarship for Outdoor Communicators. Applications are due May 17.
More than 60 scientists, including Florida Sea Grant director Karl Havens, have contributed to the largest study yet of changing lake temperatures around the world.
In her position, Savanna Barry will implement programs for Florida Sea Grant that promote the sustainable use of natural resources along the state’s Nature Coast.
Jackie Whitehouse, Florida Sea Grant’s executive secretary, has retired after more then three decades of outstanding service to the program and to the University of Florida.
If you love seafood and want to savor a taste of Florida’s history, then you don’t want to miss the annual Cortez Commercial Fishing Festival, February 13-14 in the fishing village of Cortez.
The $5000 award recognizes outstanding achievement of Florida university students conducting research that will help support sustainable management of marine fish.
Steven Saul will study how the 2010 Deepwater Hoizon has affected commercial and recreational fishing communities as well as fisheries stocks in Florida and along the Gulf coast.