Jason Evans, a Florida Sea Grant researcher, is finding ways for local governments in several cities, including Satellite Beach, to best adapt to sea-level rise. Part of Evans’ research is mapping how vulnerable public facilities such as stormwater drainage systems, fire stations and wastewater treatment plants are to rising seas.
The second workshop in the series “Sea-Level Rise and Flooding: Planning and Law for Local Governments” will take place Thursday, November, 2016 at the UF/IFAS Extension office in Brevard County.
Eight graduate students at universities in Florida have received Guy Harvey Scholarship Awards, recognizing their outstanding achievement in marine science research. Learn more about the scholars and their research here.
Since 1986, the Aylesworth Foundation for the Advancement of Marine Science has supported university students in academic disciplines related to the marine environment. Aylesworth scholarships in excess of $581,000 have been awarded to more than 100 students at 14 Florida universities.
Florida Sea Grant and Beneath the Waves invite you to an entirely ocean-related film festival! Join us for a night of entertainment and education.
Beginning June 3, volunteer divers and anglers around the state join Florida Sea Grant agents and FWC scientists to count the large and charismatic goliath grouper as part of the seventh annual Great Goliath Grouper Count.
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.
Two Florida Sea Grant agents have developed citizen science water quality monitoring projects in South Florida. Both programs train citizens to take monthly water samples at their adopted sites, input them into a database and see their data in real-time.
March 2016 marks the golden anniversary of Sea Grant. In 1966, President Lyndon Johnson signed the National Sea Grant College and Program Act, creating a university-based system dedicated to the responsible development of the nation’s coastal and marine resources through research, education and extension.