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.
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.
Florida Sea Grant and the University of Florida IFAS Extension invite you to register for a 3.5-day intensive workshop on ArcGIS 10.3, a powerful tool for managing natural resources.
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.
Austin Gallagher, a 2011 Florida Outdoor Writer’s Association scholar and a 2012 Florida Sea Grant scholar, has been named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 list in science for his work as an ocean scientist and communicator.
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…
Florida Sea Grant regretfully announces the death of Geoff Wallat, Florida Sea Grant agent with UF/IFAS Extension in Taylor County. Wallat, 47, died Thursday, November 19, following a brief illness.