Monica Wilson, Florida Sea Grant’s Gulf oil spill research Extension specialist with the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, is a member of the team recently awarded the National Sea Grant College Program’s highest Extension honor.
In her 18 years with UF/IFAS Extension, Verlinde has focused on educating residents about their environment and waterways, planning and securing funding for living shorelines projects and spearheading local estuary monitoring programs.
Frequently asked questions and answers about the 2018 red tide in Southwest Florida.
NOAA satellite imagery gives new perspectives on bloom presence.
Satellite imagery has indicated that a bloom of blue-green algae has formed in Lake Okeechobee.
Volunteer divers and anglers spent 10 days counting the large and charismatic goliath grouper.
Living shorelines are protected from erosion using plantings of natural materials like oyster shell and mangroves.
Sea Grant brings land-use expertise to engage with Hernando County in adopting first-of-its-kind coastal waterway plan.
A novel eyes-in-the-sky solution has helped lobster fishermen quickly locate and recover displaced traps.
This year’s winner, Logan Track, is a senior in the MaST Research Program at Sarasota High School in Sarasota.