One adult oyster can filter up to 50 gallons of water each day, a capacity that conservation volunteers in Brevard County are using as part of a larger strategy to help restore the health of the Indian River Lagoon. Nearly 1000 residents so far have signed up to turn their backyard docks into garden plots that…
The award is presented annually to a Florida Sea Grant agent who takes initiative, creativity and leadership in his or her extension program.
Each time you wash your face or brush your teeth, you just may be adding microscopic bits of plastic into the aquatic environment. These tiny particles never biodegrade and are accidentally eaten by marine life, threatening their health. Toxins in the environment are attracted to and can easily adhere to their surface. These tiny bits…
Miami Waterkeeper, in partnership with Florida Sea Grant, UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County and the University of Miami, has recently been awarded $117,667 from NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service’s Office of Habitat Conservation to help ensure the Bay’s health for future generations.
In this seminar, scientists will be sharing their work to answer lingering questions about oil that washed up on Alabama and Florida beaches during the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. The seminar is free and open to the public.
Up to 40 boats and 150 snorkelers are needed to help monitor and document the health and status of the bay scallop population.
Sea Grant director co-authors technical assessment that identifies large land acquisitions and water storage projects as options to resolve problem of harmful coastal discharges.
By: Tom Nordlie, UF/IFAS News Writer To call attention to pressing coastal and ocean issues in Florida and the surrounding region, Florida Sea Grant has launched an awareness campaign that includes four special reports to be published in Florida Trend magazine, a monthly publication featuring statewide coverage of business and industry. The year-long campaign, known…
The first lecture titled, “Marine and Coastal Ecosystems: Air Quality Research Opportunities and Collaborations,” will take place Thursday, March 19, at 2:00 p.m.
Any individual involved with working waterfronts and waterways is invited to submit an abstract by April 15. The symposium will take place November 16-19 in Tampa.