Five graduate students from Florida universities have each received $2,000 from the Florida Sea Grant Scholars program to support their research in timely and innovative ocean and coastal-related studies.
Two graduate students at Florida universities have been named recipients of scholarships from the Aylesworth Foundation for the Advancement of Marine Science.
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.
Three graduate students at Florida universities have received the John A. Knauss Marine Policy Fellowship, recognizing their outstanding achievement in marine and coastal policy research. The following winners have relocated to Washington, D.C. for one year to work with policymakers in the legislative and executive branches of the federal government. Alex Harper, Florida State University Erica Towle, University of…
The award is presented annually to a Florida Sea Grant agent who takes initiative, creativity and leadership in his or her extension program.
Miami Waterkeeper, in partnership with Florida Sea Grant, UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County and the University of Miami, has recently been awarded $117,667 from NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service’s Office of Habitat Conservation to help ensure the Bay’s health for future generations.
Karl Havens will join an ongoing panel of 13 other prominent scientists from across the U.S. to monitor progress toward Everglades restoration and assess scientific or engineering issues that may hinder the goals of the plan.
After she graduates at the end of the summer, Rachel Bouchillon will spend two years in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, helping to develop decision support tools for enhanced management of shoreline properties.
By: Tom Nordlie, UF/IFAS News Writer To call attention to pressing coastal and ocean issues in Florida and the surrounding region, Florida Sea Grant has launched an awareness campaign that includes four special reports to be published in Florida Trend magazine, a monthly publication featuring statewide coverage of business and industry. The year-long campaign, known…
Two graduate students at Florida universities have been named recipients of scholarships from the Aylesworth Foundation for the Advancement of Marine Science. The winners are Stephanie Garvis, a doctoral student at the University of Central Florida and Megan Conkling, a master’s student at Florida Atlantic University. Since 1986, the Aylesworth scholarship has supported students pursuing college degrees in…