The Flagler County School District officially switched to lunch trays made of recycled paper, thanks to the Florida Microplastic Awareness Program.
Rick O’Connor, Florida Sea Grant agent for UF/IFAS Extension in Escambia County, has been awarded the 2017 Don Sweat Sea Grant Extension Award.
The workshop “Red Tide Stinks! Shellfish Industry Strategies for dealing with Harmful Algae Blooms,” has been rescheduled for Tuesday, November 6, 2017.
The seminar will take place Tuesday, October 24 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Camp Helen State Park, 23937 Panama City Beach Parkway in Panama City Beach.
Detecting Red Tide: Sea Grant Researcher Finds Efficient Method To Detect Toxins And Evaluate Shellfish Closures
Blooms of Florida red tides can lead to significant economic losses because shellfish harvesting areas must be closed to prevent consumers from contracting neurotoxic shellfish poisoning, or NSP.
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.
Research extends Sea Grant’s efforts to adapt new fisheries models to grouper populations off Florida’s Gulf coast.
Artificial reefs lead by Sea Grant are designed based on the needs of individual communities.
A new video shows how fishing guides and Florida Sea Grant agents are collaborating on a novel snook research study.