Update: The Budget and Sea Grant

In both chambers of Congress, the new proposed budgets equal or exceed Sea Grant’s 2017 budget. While the federal budget has many steps before it is finalized, this is great news, especially after the final version of the President’s FY18 budget eliminated Sea Grant.

Meet the 2017 Aylesworth Scholars

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 Devon Pharo, a master’s student at the University of Florida and James Conrad, a Ph.D. student at the University of South Florida. Since 1986, the Aylesworth scholarship has supported students pursuing college degrees in…

A Special Message From the Director of Florida Sea Grant

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.