In the Florida Everglades, peat soils critical to maintaining wetland elevation are collapsing due to rising seas.
The award recognizes McGuire’s creative outreach strategies that teach volunteers around the state how to sample local waters for the presence of microplastics.
Three graduate students in Florida have been awarded $1,000 each as the 2017 recipients of the Florida Outdoors Writers Association scholarship for outdoor communicators.
A new video shows how fishing guides and Florida Sea Grant agents are collaborating on a novel snook research study.
Six graduate students at universities in Florida have received Guy Harvey scholarship awards, recognizing their outstanding achievement in marine science research.
In response to thick algae blooms that carpeted the Indian River Lagoon last summer, Florida Sea Grant agents are relaying the information needs and problems of residents in their community to scientists and decision-makers.
On May 23, the final version of the President’s budget was released, and as expected, the funding for Sea Grant is eliminated, along with funding for the National Estuarine Research Reserves, the Coastal Zone Management Program and many other programs that provide critical services to the US coastal economy and environment.
Kelly van Woesik, a senior at Satellite High School, has been named the 2017 Skoch Scholar for her project focused on the migration of great white sharks.
We invite you to meet the specialists and agents of Florida Sea Grant, and learn how their programs help the sustainability of coastal communities around the state.
There is a potentially dire situation for the Florida Sea Grant program unfolding in Washington, D.C. On Tuesday, March 28, the President sent Congress a request for drastic cuts to many government programs related to everything from the environment to health and human services and education – in order to immediately free-up funds to increase defense spending.